CollaborACTION Grant Application

  • PURPOSE

    CollaborACTION grants support solutions that have the potential to impact education levels, character development and workforce skills.

    Innovative project proposals need to be a collaboration between two or more partnering organizations. Awardees are eligible to receive one-time funding for seed money with an expected range of grant funds from $5,000 to no more than $50,000.
  • CRITERIA

    CollaborACTION Grant projects must have the following components: two or more collaborative partners, involve more than one community sector, utilize a new approach to meet an education or workforce development need, identify a target audience, develop an actionable pilot or prototype, be replicable and engage a tax-exempt organization or public entity as the fiscal agent.
  • INELIGIBLE REQUESTS

    Proposals that replicate existing programs will not be considered. This includes general operations, program continuation, new construction, endowment, debt reduction, projects that fall outside the intent of the program or projects that duplicate a program unless a significant innovation is proposed.
  • DEADLINE

    Oct. 23, 11:59 p.m.
  • INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THIS APPLICATION

    1. Managing Partner Contact Information

    2. Collaborating Partner(s) Contact Information

    3. Project Summary

    4. Project Budget
    All proposals must provide a 50:50 matching source (may include in-kind services) and a proposed sustainability plan.
  • Managing Partner

    Entity responsible for grant submission.
  • Fiscal Agent

    If different from managing partner. Must be a tax-exempt organization or public entity.
  • Grant Application Contact

  • Project

  • Collaborating Organization

  • Drop files here or
  • Please upload a compiled document of the following materials:

    1. Tax-exempt verification of the fiscal agent for this proposed project
    2. Letter of support from each collaborative partner, including their proposed role
    3. Verification of matching sources of funds (in-kind and cash)
    4. Timeline
    5. Budget narrative (not to exceed one Excel sheet)
    6. Budget information detailing budget item, grant request, match amount and totals