Spring 2015 Catalytic Funding Round is OPEN!3 Comments
We are currently accepting Idea Papers for the Spring 2015 Catalytic Funding Round! Full proposal guidelines can be found here and the application process is outlined below! Contact Talia Piazza at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information! #LetsBeAllies
STEP # 1: LET’S BE ALLIES.
ALL* interested applicants will submit an idea paper by Friday, February 20 to email@example.com with “Catalytic Idea” in the subject line, outlining the following:
1. What is your idea, project, or program?
2. What is the change/impact you want to see as a result of your idea?
3. What’s the approximate financial scope of the idea?
4. 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 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 will be scheduled during February 25 – March 6, 2015, 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, March 9. Invited applicants will be asked to complete the full application form by close of business (5pm) Tuesday, March 31. Recommendations for funding awards will be presented at the May Board of Directors meeting and applicants informed of their decision within seven days following Board action.