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Service Grants (Select GEO Areas)

Type: Foundations
Source: Taproot Foundation
Program: Service Grants (Select GEO Areas)
Eligibility:

BASIC ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


To be eligible for a Service Grant, an organization must:



  • Be headquartered in one of our service areas:

    • CHICAGO — Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake,
      McHenry or Will counties

    • LOS ANGELES — Downtown Los Angeles,
      Pasadena, West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, South LA,
      Commerce/South Gate, East LA, San Fernando Valley, and Santa
      Monica/Venice Beach.  We have now expanded into Orange
      County!
       (check back in each grant round for expanded
      geographic coverage)



    • NEW YORK CITY — Manhattan,
      Bronx, Queens, Staten Island or Brooklyn



    • SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA — San
      Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa or Marin
      counties

    • WASHINGTON, D.C. AREA — District of
      Columbia; Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Maryland; and
      Arlington and Fairfax counties and the City of Alexandria in
      Virginia



  • Be classified as a 501(c)(3), be under the fiscal sponsorship
    of a 501(c)(3), be a program of a 501(c)(3) -or- be a public
    school.

  • Have at least three full time employees and a budget over
    $350,000. (Most organizations must be at least this large to take
    advantage of a team of five professionals.) Three of our Leadership
    Development & Strategic HR grants are best for larger
    organizations (see the  "/"http://www.taprootfoundation.org/get-probono/get-service-grant/available-grants/"">grant
    catalog
     for more information).

  • Work within one of our issue areas:

    • ARTS — Providing leadership or
      education in the art community, while making the arts more
      accessible to everyone.

    • EDUCATION — Strengthening our
      public education (pre-K and K-12) system or enhancing the
      educational success of students.

    • ENVIRONMENT — Preserving and
      restoring our environment or caring for animal welfare.

    • HEALTH — Improving people's
      physical or emotional health.

    • SOCIAL SERVICES — Providing social
      services to those who have been unable to participate fully in the
      social and economic life of the community. Services usually target
      children and families, employment and training, the elderly,
      immigrants, the disabled, housing and homelessness or foster and
      adoption services.




Purpose:

The Taproot Foundation makes grants of professional consulting
services, called Service Grants, through our Service Grant Program.
Every Service Grant is delivered pro bono by a team of 5-6 business
professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to help a
nonprofit in their community.


Our projects provide high potential nonprofits in
the  "/"http://www.taprootfoundation.org/about-probono/taproot-offices/chicago/"">Chicago, Los
Angeles
,  "/"http://www.taprootfoundation.org/about-probono/taproot-offices/new-york-office-0/"">New
York City
,  "/"http://www.taprootfoundation.org/about-probono/taproot-offices/san-francisco-bay-area/"">San
Francisco
, and  "/"http://www.taprootfoundation.org/about-probono/taproot-offices/washington-dc/"">Washington,
D.C.
 metro areas with the tools and services you need to
strengthen your organizations and serve your communities. We
guarantee that our teams deliver excellent services, customized to
meet your specific objectives and help you advance your
mission.


Deadline: 09-01-2014
Award Max: $45,000.00
Quantity: Unknown
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