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Management and Governance Assistance Program

Grants to Manitoba Nonprofits for Strategic
Development, Business Planning, and Staff Training

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Manitoba Arts Council (MAC)

Deadline Date:

04/10/17 Received or Postmarked

Description:

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Grants of up to $7,500 to Manitoba nonprofit organizations to identify organizational needs and address issues related to management and governance practices. Funding can be used to support consultants' fees, succession planning, fundraising, strategic plan implementation, and networking.

Organizations can request assistance for consultancy fees associated with organizational development projects. The arts organization will identify the services they require and contact the consultant(s) or firm(s) to develop a work plan and a budget. Consultant’s expenses may include:
- Fee
- Transportation
- Per diem

Assistance may be requested for a project to cover one or more areas of management and governance.
- Vision and mission
- Strategic planning
- Liability for directors
- Senior staff and board performance evaluation
- Risk management
- Developing and retaining leaders
- Succession planning; recruiting new members
- Business planning
- Implementation of strategic and business plans
- Fundraising; identified need for specific funds
- Forums for information exchange
- Networking
- Time and project management
- Research
- Pooling of resources
- Contract negotiations
- Conflict management
- Human resource issues.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153814

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $7,500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Professional, not-for-profit arts organizations that have received operating or project funding from the Manitoba Arts Council may apply.

Organizations must be:
- Professional arts organizations
- Incorporated in Manitoba
- Based in Manitoba
- Operating as a not-for-profit

Costs incurred prior to the application deadline are ineligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Project applicants are informed of funding decisions six to twelve weeks after the deadline date.

The application and support material must be submitted together and received or postmarked on or before the deadline. Note: Hard copies of applications and funding agreements must be dropped off or sent by mail. The Manitoba Arts Council does not accept faxed or emailed applications and funding agreements. Applications must be signed.

FAQs: http://artscouncil.mb.ca/services/faq/

Contact Information:

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

To contact a staff member: http://artscouncil.mb.ca/about/staff/

(204) 945-2237
Toll free 1-866-994-2787
info@artscouncil.mb.ca

Manitoba Arts Council
525-93 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3B1

Office Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday; closed for lunch from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm.
There is a 5th floor hallway drop-box for delivery of grant materials outside of business hours. The main building doors are open from 7 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday.

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