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Start-Up Grants Program

Grants to Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Nonprofits
for Innovative Programs that Benefit Women and Girls

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Jewish Women's Foundation (JWF) of Greater Pittsburgh

Deadline Date:

09/07/18 Midnight

Description:

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Grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 to Allegheny County, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for innovative programs that address the needs of girls and women within the County. Applicants are encouraged to call the Funding Source to discuss proposal ideas. Funding is intended specifically for new programs that offer innovative approaches.

Evaluation criteria for the proposals will include, but not be limited to the following. Note that JWF expects that not all applications will fulfill all criteria.
- Significance - does the work contribute to positive social change for women and girls?
- Innovation - to what extent does the organization or project address new and innovative approaches to improving the lives of women and girls?
- Methodology - does the organization or project have clear and appropriate work and evaluation plans?

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184136

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will be between $2,500 and $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

JWF funds only organizations with their own 501(c)(3) tax status or with a fiscal agent who is a 501(c)(3).

For this grant, JWF is requesting proposals from fledgling nonprofit organizations (budgets less than $500,000) and for new/pilot programs from any nonprofit organizations.

Projects to be considered are for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania only.

JWF does not fund scholarships, political campaigns, capital campaigns or endowments.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for all proposal submissions is Friday, September 7, 2018; midnight.

Applicants are encouraged to call the foundation to discuss proposal ideas.

Organizations will be notified in writing of JWF's decision no later than November 30, 2018.

Contact Information:

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

Please submit the proposal packet via email to:
Judy Greenwald Cohen
Email: jcohen@jwfpgh.org
Phone: 412-727-1108

Jewish Women's Foundation
1620 Murray Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Allegheny County