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