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The Funding Process for Nonprofits

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We are providing nonprofits with a $10,000 unrestricted operational grant to help grow their organization.

Our application process is now closed.

Our next open call for grant applications will be in the

summer of 2023

Timeline

  • Applications are being accepted from November 28, 2022 through January 31, 2023.

  • All applications are due at 11:59 PM EST on January 31, 2023.

  • Application review will February 1, 2023 - April 1, 2023.

  • Grant announcement April 14, 2023

** Please no phone calls

Criteria

  • Any size nonprofit that fall within the categories below

  • Must be passionate about what you do within your organization

  • Looking to grow your organization

  • We award grants only to IRS registered 501(c)(3) public charities or public entities serving the people of the United States.

Who Should Apply!

If your organization falls within one of these categories below and you are looking to grow your nonprofit, then you would be eligible for our $10,000 grant.

SOCIAL COMMUNITY

Social services is anything that provides services to assist the overall social well-being of people. The most common are disadvantaged, but any group can apply including single parents or people with disabilities who require extra financial help because they cannot work due illness.

WOMEN & MEN

Any organization that helps improve the lives of women and men. This would include: Empowerment Of Women and Men, Supporting Equality, Freeing Families from Violence.

HUMAN RIGHTS

Organizations helping to improve or protect human rights for all regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status. Human rights include the right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery and torture, freedom of opinion and expression.

VETERANS

Organizations that support and honor veterans for their service in the United State military.

ANIMALS

Nonprofits that care for animals. This could include animal shelters, hospitals, and other organizations offering free or reduced services.

ENVIRONMENT

Nonprofits that focus on the environmental and climate crisis that doesn't, as it relates not only to the earth's natural resources, conservation, or social justice but also human life.

ART & CULTURE

Arts service organizations that provide programming across one or more of the following artistic fields: creative place-making, dance, design, folk and traditional arts, literary arts, multi- disciplinary arts, music, media arts, theater, and visual arts

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Organizations that promote or have informed healthy living, self-help, self-care, fitness, nutrition, diet, and spiritual practices

Health nonprofits provide a myriad of invaluable services to communities. and play a key role in improving access to health services.

CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Provide social assistance services for children and youth. That provides for the welfare of children in such areas as adoption and foster care, drug prevention, life skills training, and positive social development

Video Application

  • 5-7 minute video - We want to feel your passion.

  • Applicants answer a set list of questions and must follow specified video guidelines

  • Nonprofits can share their mission, stories, and plans in a concise and compelling way

** Please no phone calls

No video will be judged on the quality, we just want to hear your story and the impact that you are making.

Written Application

  • Nonprofit information

  • Most recent 990 that was filed with the IRS or if you are a startup you can provide your Bylaws.

Review

  • NFC staff narrows down applicants for each category to 5 per grant and submits to Grants Committee for review

  • Grants Committee narrows down 5 applicants to 1 per grant and makes recommendation to Board Committee

  • Board Committee approves grantee

If you'd like to be considered, please fill out the form below.

You must be a nonprofit associate of The Nonprofit Cooperative to be considered for a grant.

By filling out the form you are automatically added as a nonprofit associate unless you opt-out at the bottom of the form.

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