Foundation / Corporation
The Durfee Foundation
Grants of $35,000 and in-kind support services to California organizations in eligible areas for programs that address the needs of local communities. Funding is intended to provide unrestricted support to innovative programs that are led by community members. Eligible programs benefit the residents of Los Angeles County. Grantees are typically at a critical developmental stage and use the Springboard funds strategically to take their work to the next level.
Springboard Fund grants are unrestricted and can be used for general operating support, salaries, technical assistance, equipment purchase, or whatever else the organization deems necessary for its development.
Each Springboard Fund grant recipient is paired with a mentor, a Durfee Fellow with deep and relevant expertise who will provide advice and assistance throughout the two-year grant period. The Durfee Foundation’s network is full of experienced leaders who have built robust institutions and have much to share with early-stage organizations.
The Springboard Fund review process is highly selective and favors only those projects that show promise of long-term viability. Springboard grants are unrestricted general support grants that the recipient uses as it best sees fit.
GrantWatch ID#: 180051
Approximately three to four per year.
Springboard grants are $70,000 over two years, typically payable in two installments of $35,000 each. The organization must submit a satisfactory progress report before receiving the second year’s installment.
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Los Angeles, CA 90017
USA: California: Los Angeles County
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