GRANT READINESS AND INSIGHTS TRAINING

LEARN HOW TO SECURE FUNDING FROM
RESULTS-DRIVEN, EVIDENCE-BASED FUNDERS

Grant Readiness and Insights Training (GRIT) is a cohort-based program that provides training and support for talented executives from the social service nonprofit sector to qualify for and secure funding from foundations in the metro-New York City area. The goal of the program, which is made possible by support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, is to teach leaders how to obtain support from results-driven, evidence-based funders like Robin Hood. The deadline to apply to this current cohort is Feb. 1, 2019.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

TO QUALIFY FOR GRIT, NONPROFITS MUST MEET
THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA

  1. Be based in New York City metro area (i.e. New York City, New Jersey, Long Island, Connecticut)

  2. Offer an intriguing social service

  3. Be outside the Robin Hood Portfolio (not be a current grantee) and neither have applied nor received Robin Hood funding in the past five years

  4. Experience organizational or programmatic shortfalls or inadequate summary of results that may limit chances for program grants from evidence-based funders

  5. Oversee a budget of at least $500,000

  6. Be fully operational for at least three years

How to apply

The application is a comprehensive assessment of your organization’s qualifications and requires the submission of official documents.┬áPlease be prepared to include the following documents with your application: 501(c)(3), most recent audit, most recent IRS form 990, budget to actuals for the entire organization, list of board directions with affiliations, and organizational chart.

The application can be downloaded via the button below and will have to be submitted with a series of documents via “apply” button below.

The application also requires a budget snapshot. You can download the budget snapshot template below.

Application Timeline

APPLICATION PROCESS

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