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Philanthropy on Tap

Opportunity for Kern County, California Nonprofits
to Be Featured at a Nonprofit Showcase Event

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Kern Community Foundation and Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce

Deadline Date:

08/30/19 5:00 PM

Description:

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Opportunity for Kern County, California nonprofits to participate in networking events showcasing their leadership and programs to potential donors, volunteers, and other members of the community. The purpose of the event is to give philanthropists, volunteers, and local organizations the opportunity to network with each other in order to advance the efforts of community nonprofits.

Philanthropy on Tap is a competitive “Visibility Grant” opportunity that Kern Community Foundation offers to Kern County nonprofits in partnership with the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce. 

Designed as a "Guided Q & A" in a format similar to a talk show, and held in an informal setting with free drinks and hors d’oeuvres for the audience, Philanthropy on Tap showcases charitable organizations' programs, leadership and needs to local business leaders and other members of the community. It is a great networking opportunity designed to raise the visibility of nonprofits, exposing them to potential donors, volunteers and advocates. It also helps fulfill the mission of Kern Community Foundation: “Growing Community. Growing Philanthropy.”

Philanthropy on Tap aims to educate and expose philanthropic working professionals to local charitable organizations in the hope that they will “find their passion” and want to invest volunteer time and/or charitable dollars in Kern’s hard-working nonprofits. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 143189

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for Philanthropy on Tap, an organization must:
a) be a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit that is registered with Kern Community Foundation, and
b) have a Silver or higher transparency rating on GuideStar.org.

This can be easily verified on the Nonprofit Search feature of our website by doing the following:
- Go to www.kernfoundation.org/nonprofitsearch and search for your nonprofit.
- If it appears in the search, it is registered with Kern Community Foundation and you can check your agency’s transparency rating by clicking on the GuideStar icon under your agency’s name in the listing. Acceptable ratings are Silver, Gold, or Platinum only. If you meet those criteria, you are eligible. If you have No Rating or a Bronze rating, you have let it lapse and you must build it up to Silver or higher to qualify.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications can be submitted through Kern Community Foundation’s Online Grants Platform between Thursday, August 1, and 5 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019.

Through a competitive grant application process, agencies will be selected to present at six (6) Philanthropy on Tap events happening on the first Tuesday of even-numbered months in two popular locations in Bakersfield.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=kernfoundation

For more information contact:

Louis Medina
Louis@kernfoundation.org

Hillary Haenes
Hhaenes@bakersfieldchamber.org

Kern Community Foundation
3300 Truxtun Avenue, Suite 220
Bakersfield, CA 93301

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