Affiliate Capacity Building Grant


The Affiliate Capacity-Building Grant Program is a collaborative effort between the National Council of La Raza's (NCLR) Affiliate Member Services (AMS) and the Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation (ORAL) teams to strengthen Affiliate initiatives that actively promote civic engagement, advocacy, and leadership development efforts in their community. It is designed to complement existing and emerging initiatives that empower agency constituents to be more active members in their community.

Grant Overview

Purpose and Priorities
The purpose of the Affiliate Capacity-Building Grant Program is to strengthen Affiliate initiatives that actively promote civic engagement, advocacy, and leadership development efforts in their community. It is designed to complement existing and emerging initiatives that empower agency constituents to be more active members in their community. The grant is not designed as seed money for start-up programs or capital improvement initiatives.  Priority consideration is given to proposals that:

  • Demonstrate collaboration with NCLR’s priorities
  • Expand civic engagement, advocacy, and leadership development initiatives
  • Strengthen and formalize existing civic engagement and advocacy programs
  • Formalize partnerships that facilitate development and expansion of advocacy initiatives
  • Add depth to existing successful advocacy or leadership initiatives.

Available Funding
A total of $993,300 in funds will be awarded through this application process. Seven sub grants totaling $141,900 (disbursed over three years) will be awarded.

Program Duration
The program duration will be from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2015. The program year will be defined as a “calendar year” beginning on January 1 and ending on December 31. Unused funds may be rollover across years.

 

This program is made possible by:

For more information

The application period for this grant is now closed.  Applicants will be notified of the decision by early June.

Daniel Rico
Grants and Special Programs Coordinator
drico@nclr.org



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