Capacity Building Program for Children’s Grief Programs – Jul 17

Posted by National Alliance for Grieving Children on June 23, 2020

National Alliance for Grieving Children Invites Applications for Grief Reach Capacity Building Program

The National Alliance for Grieving Children, in partnership with the New York Life Foundation, is inviting applications for its Grief Reach — Capacity Building Grants program.

Through the program, grants will be awarded to strengthen the capacity and effectiveness of organizations providing children’s bereavement services. The program defines bereaved children and youth as those under the age of 25 who have had a loved one die. Grants will be awarded in support of:

Planning Activities — Including organizational assessments; strategic planning; fund development; communications/marketing; recruiting or maintaining volunteer support; and business planning.

Staff/Board Development — Including leadership training; defining the role of the board; recruitment of new board members; and strengthening governance.

Strategic Relationships/Collaboration — Including technical assistance; consultant support; restructuring; mergers; or business planning.

Internal Operations — Including improvements to financial management, human resources, or volunteer management; development of evaluation systems and training; and facility planning.

Technology Improvements — Including improving IT capacity through upgrades to hardware and software; networking; updating websites; and staff training to optimize use of technology.

New Organizations — In support of an organizational needs assessment or strategic planning for organizations less than three years old.

Grants of $10,000 will be awarded to organizations with annual organizational budgets of $50,000 and above, while grants of $20,000 will be awarded to organizations with a minimum annual budget of $100,000. Up to twenty-five grants are available.

To be eligible, applicants must be a private, U.S.-based nonprofit that is tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

See the National Alliance for Grieving Children website for complete program guidelines, application instructions, and to register for the webinar.

Deadline: July 17, 2020

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