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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Educational Institutions,
Tribes, and Agencies to Address Community Needs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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RSF Social Finance

Deadline Date:

03/13/20 Midnight PST

Description:

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Grants to USA and territories emerging nonprofit organizations, schools and universities, tribal agencies and organizations, and government agencies for new initiatives that promote diversity, inclusion, and equity. Funding is intended to support new organizations that respond to community needs. Grantees must demonstrate a capacity for effectiveness and impact in addressing their cause.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 169100

Estimated Size of Grant:

$500 - $3,500

Term of Contract:

Multi-year operating needs will not be funded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The RSF Seed Fund accepts proposals from organizations that are any of the following:

-501(c)(3) tax-exempt per the IRS
-Fiscally sponsored with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status per the IRS
-Schools or universities
-Non-governmental entities, Indian tribes or tribal nonprofit organizations, and territorial, tribal, or unit of local government entities
- Are within the first two years of operation
- Are based in the United States and are working in the United States, including US Territories

Not Funded:
-Multi-year operating needs
-Ongoing capital or capital projects and campaigns
-Projects expanding in geographic scope only
-Scholarships
-Travel, or attending conferences and workshops
-International work
-Individuals
-Foreign organizations
-For-profit companies

Pre-Application Information:

Proposals must be submitted by midnight Pacific Standard Time on March 13th to be considered. After that time, the online application will not be available until January of the following year.

Grants will be awarded by the end of May.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online here: https://www.tfaforms.com/303289

Emma Noto
Program Associate, Philanthropic Services
emma.noto@rsfsocialfinance.org
415.561.6166

RSF Social Finance
1002 O’Reilly Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129
T: 415.561.3900
F: 415.561.3919

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

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