Building Child-Centered Communities Grant Program

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Subject: Community Development, Child Welfare, Safety
Deadline: LOI - Mar. 31, 2017 | Application - May 5, 2017

"Raising Places catalyzes local momentum for cross-sector collaboration, engaging diverse partners to build healthier communities where all children and their families can thrive. Through Raising Places, Greater Good Studio will offer a catalytic process—bringing together diverse stakeholders in communities primed to move from ideas to action and to create long-term, sustainable change. Through this process, communities will explore both symptoms and root causes of local challenges, identify leverage points, and create tangible solutions that address these challenges at different levels and types of impact. The specific outcomes of our work together will vary in each community, based on the local interpretation of “healthy, child-centered community” and the challenges they want to prioritize."

Funder: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Eligibility: "The convener must be a registered 501(c)(3) and be located in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia. The community must have a recognized identity—either formally (e.g., neighborhood, ward, business district, census tract, reservation/pueblo, rural community) or informally (e.g., neighbor-recognized area, focus of an existing collaboration) and be located in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia."
Amount: $60,000
Contact: Link.