Capacity-Building Mini-Grants

The Capacity-Building Mini-Grant cycle is closed and grant awards have been made. Read about the 29 funded partners that received grants here.

Capacity-Building Mini-Grants Informational Webinar 3/1/17

These grants are available to support nonprofit organizations of all sizes for capacity building, technical assistance efforts, or for short-term activities that demonstrate the potential to impact population health in accordance with the Foundation’s mission.

Capacity-Building Mini-Grants may support programs such as these:

  • Board development efforts, such as training, developing internal or external policies, recruiting and retaining members, or creating an improved management information system
  • Design and/or implement an improved financial control or reporting system
  • Change, redirect, or refresh strategies or business plans (i.e., pivoting from current work to new work, or planning new initiatives)
  • Create staff recruitment and retention improvement plan
  • Explore a pilot of a new service
  • Develop a plan to improve organizational efficiency
  • Improve organization’s evaluation capacity

Key Dates and Deadlines

RFP Release Date March 1, 2017
How to Apply Webinar March 1, 2017
Deadline for Applications March 31, 2017 @ 12pm Noon EST
Application Review Period April 3 to May 12, 2017
Award Notifications May 15, 2017
Public Announcement May 30, 2017
New Funded Partner Orientation June 5, 2017