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As a service to members and the community, we created this Opportunity Board to share Philanthropy Network members' requests for proposals (RFPs), award nomination notices and other opportunity announcements. Members are encouraged to send their submissions to amy@philanthropynetwork.org with details including program/opportunity description, qualifications, application instructions, deadlines, and contact information.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS / LOIs / GRANT APPLICATIONS  

  • The Giving Circle of the Philadelphia Chapter of The Transition Network Grant Opportunity (3/3/17)
  • YOUTHadelphia Spring 2017 RFP (3/24/17)
  • The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia Giving Circle Grant (3:00PM on 4/13/17)
CAPACITY BUILDING / FELLOWSHIPS/ AWARDS / ETC.
  • Stoneleigh Foundation Fellowship Opportunities (deadline 3/3/17)


REQUESTS for PROPOSALS / GRANT APPLICATIONS 


The Giving Circle of the Philadelphia Chapter of The Transition Network Grant Opportunity

The Giving Circle of the Philadelphia Chapter of The Transition Network -- a Donor Advised Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation -- is pleased to announce that it is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving the needs of women and children in the Greater Philadelphia area. A single grant of up to $15,000 will be awarded to one organization.

Proposals should request support for an innovative program to develop or enhance a collaboration with at least one other nonprofit organization to advance the well-being of women or children.

The Transition Network (TTN) is a national organization of professional women aged 50 and forward who seek to continue a life of learning, engagement and leadership in the world.

Applicant organizations must be located in the Greater Philadelphia area. They must have a 501(c)(3) public charity exempt status from the IRS. Any collaborating nonprofit must also be a 501(c)(3) organization and must submit documentation.

Criteria for selection include an innovative approach and the project's feasibility.

Download the application with cover sheet.

Deadlines

  • Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on March 3, 2017.
  • The application must include a letter of commitment from the proposed collaborating nonprofit partner.
  • Finalists will be contacted in May.

Grant awards will be announced by May 31, 2017.

 

Applications and all questions should be addressed to: ttngivingcircle2017@gmail.com

 


YOUTHadelphia Spring 2017 RFP

YOUTHadelphia, the youth-in-philanthropy committee of the  Fund for Children at the Philadelphia Foundation, is pleased to announce its grantmaking priorities for Spring 2017. A total of up to $50,000 in grants will be available for organizations with programs serving teens in Philadelphia that offer opportunities for youth leadership. Organizations can apply for a grant of up to $5,000.

YOUTHadelphia Spring 2017 is a diverse committee of 22 youth from across Philadelphia who come together to assess the needs of their peers and make grants to organizations working to meet those needs. The committee has selected the following grantmaking priorities:

  • Immigration
  • Racism and Minority Empowerment
  • Mental Health
  • Teen Violence and Childhood Incarceration 

Organizations that provide services in the YOUTHadelphia priority areas are invited to attend the Request for Proposal Open House at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at The Philadelphia Foundation's offices, 1234 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia.

Attendees will be the first to receive the grant application and will have the opportunity to hear in depth about the kinds of programs the teens are seeking to fund.

Applications to YOUTHadelphia will be due by 5 p.m. on Fri., Mar. 24.  Grant finalists will be asked to host a service-oriented site visit between Apr. 27 and May 17.  Grants will be awarded in mid-June.

To be eligible for a YOUTHadelphia grant an organization must:

  • Have clear practices to empower youth
  • Hold a 501(c)(3) tax exempt status or a fiscal sponsor
  • Have at least three years of audits or 990's
  • Have at least one full-time staff member
  • Complete child abuse clearance for all staff and volunteers who work with youth

Please visit The Foundation's Website to determine your organization's eligibility.

Contact Libby O'Donnell, lodonnell@Philafound.org, with questions.

 


The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia Giving Circle Grant Opportunity

The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia Giving Circle*, a Donor Advised Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation, is pleased to announce that it is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations who are serving women and children in the Greater Philadelphia Area.

A single grant of $20,000 will be awarded to one organization. The proposal must support a program for one of the following areas:

Young Women Transitioning Out of Foster Care

Refugee Services for Families

Applicant organizations must be located in the Greater Philadelphia area. They must have a 501©(3) public charity exempt status from the IRS.

Download the application at www.ccpgc.org.

Deadlines

Application: 3 p.m. April 13, 2017
Finalists announced: June 1, 2017
Finalist presentations: June 12, 2017
Award presentation: June 14, 2017

All questions should be sent to info@ccpgc.org

*The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia Giving Circle is a group of members of the Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia who pool their financial resources to improve the quality of life for women and children in our community.



CAPACITY BUILDING / AWARD NOMINATIONS / ETC. 

Stoneleigh Foundation Fellowship Opportunities

The  Stoneleigh Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for accomplished professionals to pursue discrete, multi-year projects that improve outcomes for Greater Philadelphia's most vulnerable youth.  Fellowships are awarded to leading practitioners, researchers, and policymakers working to advance reforms in the systems that serve these young people – such as juvenile justice, child welfare, education, and health.  The award covers Fellows’ salary and fringe benefits, travel, and a portion of expenses related to advancing project work; projects are generally funded for two to three years.

Do you have an idea that will advance new approaches to program design and delivery, change how systems work together to better meet the needs of youth, or generate new knowledge through action-oriented research?  Check out Stoneleigh's full Request for Letters for more info and to begin your application. Deadline for applications is March 3, 2017.