Youth and Family Bereavement Support Grants

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Subject: Child/Youth Welfare, Family Support, Mental Health
Deadline: Apr. 10, 2017

"New York Life Foundation’s Capacity Building RFP focuses on providing a one-time, $10,000 grant to enhance the overall operations, efficiency and capacity of an organization serving bereaved youth and their families. Interested organizations need to identify how this grant will enable them to 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: The New York Life Foundation
Eligibility: "Private, nonprofit organizations, with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, and not a private foundation."
Amount: $10,000
Contact: Link.