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for College Readiness, Youth Entrepreneurship, and STEAM Programs

Social Innovation (SI) Grant

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New Jersey Department of State (DOS) - New Jersey Office of Faith Based Initiatives (OFBI)

Conf. Date:

03/16/22

Deadline Date:

05/26/22 4:59 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $15,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to New Jersey nonprofit faith- and community-based organizations for creative programs that benefit low-income populations. Funding is intended for programs in the focus areas of STEAM, college readiness, and youth entrepreneurship.

The mission of the New Jersey Office of Faith Based Initiatives (OFBI) is to eliminate barriers to funding and other resource opportunities, create greater access for partnership and enhance the capacity of faith and community-based organizations (FBCOs) to create and implement innovative approaches that are designed for community and economic transformation. 

Service Categories:

  • College Readiness: The College Readiness grant is designed to create greater access to college targeting the ages between 16 years and 65 years. Funding can be used but not limited to subsidizing a minimum of 5 college applications fees, college acceptance fees, coordinating college tours, and completion of the students FAFSA application. The project must report on how many college applications were submitted, how many program participants were accepted and how many will be entering college in the Spring and/or Fall of 2023.
  • Youth Entrepreneurship
  • S.T.E.A.M.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162550

Estimated Size of Grant:

College Readiness: Maximum request: $20,000; total funding: $140,000
Youth Entrepreneurship: Maximum request: $15,000; total funding: $60,000
STEAM: Maximum request: $15,000; total funding: $75,000

Term of Contract:

Funding period is from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must:
• Applicants must be a non-profit Faith and/or Community-Based Organization serving low-income residents;
• Applicants must be tax-exempt by determination of the Internal Revenue Service in accordance with Section 501(c)(3) and upload their IRS Determination Letter that states that the organization is created for charitable purposes and not for religious purposes;
• Applicants must be registered with the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs and have a valid Charity Registration Number and be IN COMPLIANCE with the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Charitable Registration and Investigation Section
• Be registered with the NJ Department of Treasury - Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services and must have a valid Business Revenue Number;
• Be IN GOOD STANDING with the Department of Treasury - Business Service Center
• Applicants must have their Certificate of Incorporation.

Ineligible Applicants:
• Houses of Worship;
• Colleges/Universities;
• Public schools, charter schools, or private schools;

Pre-proposal Conference:

Technical Assistance Webinars
The OFBI has scheduled a series of grant specific Zoom training and technical assistance webinars that will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to register in Blue SAGE, Organization Information, Accessing the Application, & Introduction to Logic Modeling. These sessions are designed to answer questions you might have regarding the OFBI grant guidelines and the application process.

The sessions will also be streamed live on OFBI Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/people/NJ-Ofbi/100013957668148

Social Innovation Technical Assistance Training
March 16, 2022 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86900728113?pwd=MEZZNTR2RUNvcG0xcmRBelVIZWZ3Zz09

Pre-Application Information:

Application Due Date: May 26, 2022@ 4:59PM

- Organizations applying for a Social Innovation Grant can only apply for one funding category under Social Innovation;
- Organizations applying for a Social Innovation Grant can also apply for one funding category under Special Projects.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://dcasage.intelligrants.com/portal.asp

NJ Office of Faith Based Initiatives
P.O. Box 456
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
Tel: (609) 984-6952
Fax: (609) 633-7141
Email: Feedback@sos.nj.gov

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