MLK Day of Service grants

Posted by on September 22, 2006

The Points of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network (POLF/VCNN), through the generous support of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), is pleased to offer Building the Beloved Community Grants to member Volunteer Centers (network) and others (non-network) so that we can continue the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on January 15, 2007. As an intermediary organization, the Foundation has received a generous grant of $88,650 to disburse among both its network and its out-of-network partners. POLF/VCNN has decided to release 100% of the funds it was awarded. We propose the following award amount distribution strategy:

6 awards @ $1,000
19 awards @ $2,500
5 awards @ $5,000
1 @ $10,000

? There will be two Technical Assistance calls provided at 3:00 p.m. EDT on the following days: Thursday, September 28 and Tuesday, October 3. Dial-in number is 1-800-917-9796. The participant pass code will be 724982.

? The deadline to return the grant application is Thursday October 12, 2006 at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

? The expected announcement of the awards is by Wednesday October 25, 2006. Funds will be distributed early November 2006, upon receipt of signed MOU by sub-grantee.

? For more information, please e-mail or visit <a href=""></a> (FAQs are available online).

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