2016 Catalytic Funding Round is OPEN!Leave a Comment
We are currently accepting Idea Papers for the first 2016 Catalytic Funding Round! Full proposal guidelines can be found here and the application process is outlined below! Contact Shad Henderson at email@example.com for more information! #LetsBeAllies
STEP # 1: LET’S BE ALLIES
ALL* interested applicants will submit an idea paper by 5 pm on Monday, January 4th, to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Catalytic Idea” in the subject line, outlining the following:
- What is your idea, project, or program?
- What is the change/impact you want to see as a result of your idea?
- What’s the approximate financial scope of the idea?
- Who are the partners who will help make your idea a reality?
*If you’ve already submitted an idea paper in the past, you can re-submit as is, or an updated version based on the evolution of your idea.
STEP #2: IMPROVE+CONNECT+COLLABORATE
Based on the idea paper review, selected applicants and their partners will be invited to present ideas in-person to Neighborhood Allies program staff. In-person idea presentations for selected applicants will be held from January 25th – 29th, so please plan your schedule accordingly. During this step, staff will work with applicants to build upon, lift-up and strengthen original ideas by asking important questions, making connections and creating/building powerful partnerships that foster innovation, creativity and collective impact.
STEP #3: LET’S GET STARTED
Applicants who are selected to move forward in this funding round will be notified by Monday, February 1st. Invited applicants will be asked to complete the full application form by close of business (5pm) Friday, February 12th. Recommendations for funding awards will be presented at the March Board of Directors meeting and applicants will be informed of their decision within seven days following Board action.