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Triangle Community Foundation announces “Our Impact: Education & Youth”

Triangle Community Foundation announces “Our Impact: Education & Youth”

Deadline: 30-Sep-20

The Triangle Community Foundation is seeking applications for its “Our Impact: Education & Youth” that will focus on nonprofits in the Triangle serving youth ages 5-24, with a focus on youth from low-income backgrounds, youth from low-performing schools, youth with disabilities, youth with limited English proficiency, and youth of color.

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Within this focus, they intend to concentrate on enabling and empowering youth leaders. They know that the future of their community depends on the strength of their future leaders. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, they recognize that leadership and community involvement must, unfortunately, take a backseat to the more immediate needs of their students, and they want to be a partner in supporting these needs.

Funding Information

Grants will be for $10,000.
Funding will be for one year’s duration and will provide general operating support.
Eligibility Criteria

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Nonprofit, 501(c)(3) youth-serving organizations serving one or more Triangle Counties (Wake, Durham, Orange, Chatham); Projects with a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor are eligible to apply.
Organizations that meet all of the following criteria
have a history of serving youth ages 5-24 (or a subset of that population) in the priority populations listed above
Allow youth to inform their work (assist with program planning/creation, serving on the Board/committees, serving as interns, etc.) For young children, this could include family members.
Are addressing issues of learning loss, access to technology, food insecurity, and/or mental health-related to effects from COVID-19
Organizations must meet the Foundation’s non-discrimination policy.
Only one application per organization will be considered.
Please note, only organizations that can demonstrate a history of doing work serving the populations listed above will be considered for funding. At this time we are not prioritizing organizations that are new to programming related to serving these populations.
Evaluation Criteria

Foundation staffs work with volunteer advisory committee members to review proposals and reach grantmaking decisions. In reviewing grant proposals, the Foundation will use the following evaluation criteria:

Organization’s commitment to youth, youth involvement, and youth leadership
Demonstration of needed adaptations due to COVID-19 and the potential impact of funding
Strength of the organization’s proposal to support students in addressing issues related to COVID-19 and finishing their current educational track
Organization’s financial health.
For more information, visit https://trianglecf.org/award/our-impact-education-youth/

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