Capacity Building Grant Cycle Opens June 1
Foundation Now Accepting Nonprofit Organizations’ Letters of Inquiry
The Ausherman Family Foundation's (AFF) Trustees announced the 2018 Capacity Building Grant Cycle 2 is open beginning June 1. Eligible nonprofit organizations whose staff and board members are committed to growing the organization’s capacity to reach new levels of effectiveness may apply. To be considered for funding, interested organizations should submit an online Letter of Inquiry by July 15, 2018 before midnight. Only inquires submitted online will be accepted.
Eligibility is limited to organizations that have been designated as 501(c)(3) nonprofits by the Internal Revenue Service and are located in Frederick County, Maryland. Organizations must have a healthy operating budget, as well as a strong board and executive leadership. A clearly defined mission statement and the commitment of time and resources to build capacity must be in place.
The AFF’s Capacity Building Grants will support opportunities to build infrastructure for a strong and sustainable community of nonprofit organizations. Capacity Building Grants will allow nonprofits to secure the professional and timely assistance necessary to enhance organizational capacity and address important issues of organizational development and effectiveness.
Examples of capacity building projects include:
Additional information about eligibility criteria and specific application procedures can be found on the Foundation’s website: www.aushermanfamilyfoundation.org.
The Ausherman Family Foundation is a private foundation, established in 2006.
The Trustees envision a thriving community of vibrant spaces and places, with a superior quality of life, and strong and collaborative nonprofit organizations.
The Foundation’s mission is to empower the passion for change in Frederick County, Maryland.