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Invest in Success (IIS)

Opportunity for Utah Nonprofit Leaders to Participate
in a Training and Capacity-Building Program

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of Utah, American Express

LOI Date:

04/20/20

Deadline Date:

04/22/20 5:00 PM MDT

Description:

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Opportunity for Utah leaders of nonprofit organizations serving rural and underserved communities to participate in capacity building program and receive training, coaching, and funding to facilitate projects. A pre-screening application is required prior to submitting a full application.

In partnership with the Center for Community Development at American Express, the Community Foundation of Utah provides an intensive and immersive program allowing nonprofit executives to build skills in board governance, organizational finance, strategic management, cause marketing, and change leadership that will help take their organization to a new level.

Leaders from selected agencies will receive three and a half days of in-classroom training in Salt Lake City. Following the training, the cohort will develop plans for a significant project or capacity building activity at their organization and the IIS facilitators will visit each organization to provide Board training. Each leader will be eligible to receive coaching and consultation on their plan and apply for a grant to support the implementation of their ideas. Finally, the cohort will report on the success of their efforts and the impact of this program.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185777

Number of Grants:

Invest in Success (IIS) provides intensive training to six nonprofit leaders.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Participants that complete the program have the opportunity to apply for a $2,500 grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit executives selected to participate in the program should work in organizations that meet the following criteria:
- Serve in a senior leadership position of a Utah-based 501(c)(3), and serves the Utah community. Preference is given to rural nonprofits.
- Their organization serves a CRA-eligible (low-income) community or population, including Native Americans, and are focused on economic development or human services.
- They have a strong desire to build skills in order to help their organization become more effective, sustainable and resilient.
- They face significant barriers of time, distance, or discretionary funds to access other professional development opportunities.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Application Open: March 25, 2020 
- Application Close: April 22, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
- Program Dates: July 13 to 16, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah

The year-long program timeline is as follows:
- June to July – Pre-seminar homework
- July – Seminar
- September to October – Minigrant application
- November to December – Site visits with Board of Directors from IIS facilitators
- May 2020 – Impact report due

To help reduce the workload for applicants, the Invest in Success application has been broken down into two parts: a simple screening application and a more detailed second application.

The intitial application is the first part of a two-step rolling process, and must be completed by no later than April 20th at 5:00 p.m.

Selected applicants will be invited to fill out the second application, which closes on April 22nd at 5:00 p.m. Please note that applicants must fill out BOTH applications to be considered for the Invest in Success program.

IIS is closely monitoring COVID-19, and the health and wellness of IIS participants are of top priority. Now, more than ever, it is crucial to invest in our nonprofit leaders. IIS will update participants with any changes closer to the dates of the program.

Contact Information:

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

Online Application: https://thecommunityfoundationofutah.formstack.com/forms/invest_in_success__part_1

For more information, please call the Community Foundation of Utah at (801) 559-3005 x5, email shaelyn@utahcf.org, or visit the website utahcf.org.

The Community Foundation of Utah
2257 South 1100 East | Suite 205
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106
Email: info@utahcf.org
Phone: 801-559-3005

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Utah

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