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Del Mar Social Innovation Award for Older Adult Programming

Awards to Greater Dayton, Ohio Nonprofits
for Collaborative Programs that Serve Older Adults

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Dayton Foundation and DMH-Dayton

LOI Date:

01/12/18

Deadline Date:

03/02/18 5:00 PM

Description:

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Awards to Ohio nonprofit organizations to recognize programs and services that improve the quality of life for citizens ages 55 and older in the Greater Dayton region. The region includes the following counties: Montgomery, Miami, Greene, Darke, Preble, and North Warren. Letters of Intent are due by January 12, 2018. These awards are intended to recognize the best innovations from nonprofits that demonstrate breakthrough thinking in helping to address issues facing older adults.

Projects that Best Represent the DMH-Dayton Inc., Fund should:
- Demonstrate innovative, unduplicated, systemic and highly collaborative efforts that enhance the quality of life for older adults or address trends affecting the region’s aging population.
- Provide for more efficient use of community resources, promote coordination, cooperation, and sharing among organizations and reduce the duplication of services in our community.
- Present a unique opportunity that will affect a substantial number of senior citizens.
- Promote volunteer participation and citizen involvement in community affairs.
- Include systemic, long-term partnering solutions.

What the Foundaton Generally Funds:
- New projects or initiatives or an expansion of an existing project or initiative.
- Projects that build organizational capacity to help the charity work more efficiently and effectively and raise more dollars.
- Software for development/fundraising programs.

Examples of Funded Grants
- Hard goods
- marketing of new products,services or programs
- Educational efforts
- Marketing studies and surveys
- Amenities planning
- Community needs assessment
- Impact studies
- Technology upgrades
- Immunization programs
- Computer literacy programs
- Diversity projects

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 155730

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$100,000

Number of Grants:

One or more organizations may be selected to receive the Del Mar Award.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The fund awards up to $100,000 to one or more nonprofit organizations.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the award, your organization must:
- Be recognized as a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization, according to the Internal Revenue Code,
- Benefit citizens age 55 and older in the Dayton Region,
- Have a diversity/inclusion policy,
- Demonstrate systemic collaboration, and
- Address needs that are not met fully by existing organizational or community resources.

What the Foundation Does Not Fund:
- Construction projects
- General organizational operations
- Ongoing programs
- Scientific, medical, or academic research projects
- Operational deficits or reduced or lost funding
- Sectarian activities of religious organizations
- Scholarships and travel grants
- Annual fundraising drives, ceremonies, special or one-time events
- Public or private schools
- Endowment funds

Pre-Application Information:

Please submit your proposal to Aiyana Marcus’s attention using the attached Letter of Intent (LOI) form. In addition to the LOI, please submit a one-page project budget and the organization’s 501(c)(3) letter via email, hand delivery
or mail.

Letters of Intent must be submitted only as an e-mail attachment. Required documents must be postmarked on or before midnight of the deadline date, or hand delivered by 5:00 p.m. on January 12, 2018. Required documentation cannot be faxed or e-mailed.

Deadlines:
Friday, January 12, 2018 - LOI submission deadline, 5:00 PM
Friday, February 2, 2018 - Notifications for full proposals
Friday, March 2, 2018 - Full award application submission deadline, 5:00 PM (LOI approval required)
Friday, March 23, 2018 - Award recipient(s) will be announced

Contact Information:

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

If you have any questions concerning the Del Mar Social Innovation Award please contact:

Aiyana Marcus
amarcus@daytonfoundation.org.
(937) 225-9964

The Dayton Foundation:
40 N. Main Street, Suite 500
Dayton, Ohio 45423
Phone: (937) 222-0410
Fax: (937) 222-0636

URL for Full Text (RFP):

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USA: Ohio: Greater Dayton Region, including the counties of Montgomery, Miami, Greene, Darke, Preble, and North Warren

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