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Howard E. Smith Family Collaboration Grant

Grants to Weld County, Colorado Nonprofits for
Collaborative, Capacity-Building Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County

Deadline Date:

05/15/18 04:00 PM MDT

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Weld County, Colorado nonprofit organizations for collaborative programs that enable organizations to more effectively serve community needs. The Foundation supports partnerships that can significantly contribute to enhanced organizational, individual, and community sustainability. Collaborations must show a true investment of time and energy and demonstrate a measurable impact on the community.

Priority will be placed on collaborations that will result in one or more of the following:
- Create economies of scale, resulting in cost savings and/or service enhancements (including shared administrative services, shared staff to serve common constituencies, costs related to mergers).
- Strengthen the infrastructure, management capacity or service delivery systems of the partners.
- Create new or improved strategies for solutions to community problems (which can be documented and replicated by others).
- Stimulate partnerships among organizations that may not typically work together.

The Foundation looks for collaborations that:
- Develop and promote new ideas, tools, models and approaches to address issues and strengthen organizations and communities.
- Build the capacity of the organizations within the collaboration or network that will lead to improved organizational effectiveness and sustainability.
- Promote increased collective action, including advocacy, sharing of resources, and/or joint programming or shared services that will strengthen organizational results or provide increased/enhanced levels of service to joint constituencies.
- Embrace principles of cooperation, equity and participation.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165557

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000

Term of Contract:

Multi-year funding is a possible option.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
1. The designated lead organization/applicant must be a qualified nonprofit organization.
2. The collaboration must serve Weld County.
3. The collaboration must include two or more entities (i.e. nonprofit organizations, businesses, and/or government agencies).
4. Priority will be given to first-time applicants and/or new collaborations.

Applicant organizations should have:
- A demonstrated track record in providing quality services locally
- The organizational capacity to carry out the project successfully
- Board support (from each participating organization) for the collaboration including a memorandum of understanding outlining the responsibilities of each organization
- Board leadership in helping the organizations to achieve the project objectives

Grant funds cannot be used to cover project expenses incurred by an applicant organization prior to the Foundation's receipt of the signed and dated grant agreement or subsequent to the grant expiration date.

Activities NOT eligible for support through this initiative include:
- Shared "back office" operations (e.g. financial systems, payroll)
- Shared benefit packages, policies/procedures and other human resources costs
- Shared program services (e.g. clinical services)
- Projects designed to replace staff lines in individual organizations which have received funding cuts
- Projects designed to strengthen the management capacity of individual organizations in isolation
- New/start-up programs for individual organizations
- Any type of fundraising activities to support operations or capital campaigns

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for receipt of completed online proposals is May 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM.

The Foundation responds to most grant proposals within 1 week after the application deadline to let applicants know whether their organization will be invited to present their proposal to the Smith Collaboration Committee.

Late May 2018 - Presentation made to the Smith Collaboration Committee

For more information and to access online application, click here:
https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/42904-Community-Fdn-GreeleyWeld

Contact Information:

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

To apply, click here:
https://app.smarterselect.com/program/apply/42904?apply=true

Community Foundation
Greeley and Weld County

Mail: 2425 35th Avenue, Suite 201
Greeley, Colorado 80634

Phone: (970) 304-9970

Fax: (970) 352-1271

E-mail: info@cfsgwc.org

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