Foundation / Corporation
Greater Tacoma Community Foundation (GTCF)
09/15/17 4:00 PM
Grants of up to $30,000 to Pierce County, Washington nonprofits for professional support services to enhance the organization's effectiveness. Funding may be used towards project related expenses such as technology advancements, marketing materials, website development, and consultant fees.
Types of Building Capacity:
1) Program Expansion - Increase the depth and breadth of the organization's reach in a specific community.
2) Strategic Relationships - Provide technical assistance and/or consultant support to help two or more organizations work through/toward a long-term partnership or business plan.
3) Marketing and Outreach - Support planning and/or implementation to create and/or launch a new brand or campaign.
4) Technology - Develop databases, computer networks, and websites, etc., to support the organization's work.
5) Planning - Support business, program, and strategic planning initiatives.
6)Evaluation - Develop program evaluation, including data collection.
7) Business Processes - Create, streamline, or improve the efficiency of internal systems, especially accounting and human resources.
In general, the most successful capacity building projects:
- Address management and leadership issues that affect the organization as a whole, rather than a single department or program.
- Come at a strategic moment for the organization, such as a leadership transition, a period of rapid growth or expansion, or a significant change in a program or income stream.
- Are focused on a single problem or issue, rather than a patchwork of unrelated problems or needs.
- Are critical to the organization's long-term success in achieving its mission.
- Have a product that will benefit the organization beyond the lifetime of the grant.
GrantWatch ID#: 152931
Up to $30,000
Grants will be made for one year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions contact:
Kathryn Zetzer, Senior Program Officer
USA: Washington: Pierce County
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