Childhood Bereavement Services Organization Capacity Building Grants

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Subject: Child Welfare, Mental Health, Childhood Trauma
Deadline: July 11, 2016

"New York Life in partnership with NAGC will offer 20 childhood bereavement organizations a one-time, $10,000 capacity-building grant under the Grief Reach program RFP.  We are looking for organizations that have identified a need and seek funding to help them operate more effectively at an organizational level by addressing their organizational strengths and weaknesses and proposing goals that are achievable in a 12-month period with the funds allocated.

Proposals should fit one of the five major categories listed below:

  • Planning activities: organizational assessments; strategic planning; fund development; communications/marketing; recruiting or maintaining volunteer support; business planning.
  • Staff/board development: leadership training; defining the role of the board; recruitment of new board members; strengthening governance.
  • Strategic relationships/collaboration: technical assistance; consultant support; restructuring; mergers; or business planning.
  • Internal operations: improvements to financial management, human resources, or volunteer management; development of evaluation systems and training; facility planning.
  • Technology improvements: improving IT capacity through upgrades to hardware and software; networking; updating websites; and staff training to optimize use of technology."

Funder: National Alliance for Grieving Children and New York Life
Eligibility: "Grants are made only to private, nonprofit organizations, which have tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, and which are not private foundations."
Amount: $10,000
Contact: Link.