Empowerment Grants

This grantmaking initiative supports organizations, with an operating budget under $2 million, that are ready to take its work to the next level. The Foundation intends to fund 10 to 12 grants between $50,000 to $100,000. This initiative is open to nonprofit and public organizations.

Examples of projects could include:

  • Launching a new initiative
  • Capacity building, including capital
  • Expanding or sustaining a successful current initiative or program
  • Starting or strengthening community collaborations
  • Collaborative planning with other agencies and community members

Think-Out-Loud Sessions:

We are now scheduling in-person and telephone meetings as an opportunity for you to discuss project ideas that could led to grant proposals. These sessions are our response to the community’s request for increased communication with the Foundation prior to submitting an application. The Think-Out-Loud sessions are optional and not a guarantee of funding. Applications will be required during the open RFP periods, and we will follow a formal review process of all applications, including external reviewers.

The sessions are now through May 4, Monday through Friday at various times listed in a doodle poll. Make your reservation using this doodle poll https://fhsp.doodle.com/poll/qk969rpi6zhbbh4y, call us at 727-865-4650 or email us at grants@healthystpete.foundation. In addition, please use this document to prepare for the meeting.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Last Day for Think-Out-Loud Sessions May 4, 2018
RFP Release Date May 7, 2018
How-To-Apply Webinar (Register here) May 7, 2018 at 2 pm
Deadline for Applications June 15, 2018 at 5 pm
Award Notifications Week of July 30, 2018
Funded Partner Webinar Week of August 13, 2018