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Strategic Focus Grants

STATUS: Not currently accepting applications

TIMELINE: The Annual LOI deadline is September 10. We will invite select applicants to submit a full proposal by October. Full proposals are due November 1. We will notify grant recipients in December.


DESCRIPTION: Strategic Focus Grants are designed to help nonprofits address strategic initiatives and long-range organizational capacity building. They utilize resources efficiently and effectively to develop or implement long-term solutions that meet documented organizational and/or community challenges.

Strategic Focus Grants generally support:

  • Actions that improve nonprofit effectiveness and efficiency and/or strengthen organizational infrastructure and long-term viability
  • Initial staff expansion for organizational growth with a clear plan for the position’s sustainability after funding ends
  • Collaborative projects or strategic partnerships to address complex, regional needs (e.g. projects that engage multiple organizations, public policy initiatives, etc.)
  • Expansion (e.g. geographic) or enhancement of existing programs with a proven track record of success. We are particularly interested in supporting strategies to increase sustainability or self-sufficiency of existing programs (e.g. through diversification of revenue sources).

GRANT APPLICATION: Use this link for all grant applications.

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PAST GRANTS: 2019, 2018

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