Grant Program Boosts Effectiveness of Indiana Nonprofits
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Two organizations in East Central Indiana that serve children, youth or families will have the opportunity to improve their organizational effectiveness during the ninth year of a grant program offered by the Indiana Youth Institute (IYI).
Collaborative applications between two agencies are encouraged. Applications must be submitted via e-mail to IYI by Aug. 7. Nonprofit community and faith-based organizations serving children, youth or families in Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison and Randolph counties are eligible. Two proposals will be selected this September for a grant cycle that will run through next June. The winning organizations will receive:
- Up to 150 hours of professional consulting from IYI to provide strategic planning, board development, evaluation planning, fundraising and sustainability planning, financial management, mentoring for directors, and human resources policies, or other technical assistance that would increase the effectiveness of the organization.
- Registration for one to attend “Principles and Techniques of Fundraising,” a five-day overview course taught by The Fund Raising School at Indiana University in Indianapolis, all approved travel expenses paid.
- Registration for two to attend IYI’s Because Kids Count Conference in Indianapolis, Dec. 3-4, 2013, all approved travel expenses paid.
Funding for the grant program is being provided by the Ball Brothers Foundation.
Requests for proposal guidelines for the organizational effectiveness grant can be found on the IYI website at www.iyi.org. Organizations with additional questions may contact Carolyn Langan, IYI’s program manager for consulting, at 1-800-343-7060, ext. 2716 or [email protected].
The Indiana Youth Institute promotes the healthy development of Indiana children and youth by serving the people, institutions and communities that impact their well-being.