In 2019, CBEWeek’s Impact Nonprofit Program will feature Bay Area organizations devoted to addressing the social, economic, and academic challenges facing our talented youth. If you are a nonprofit that is supporting communities of color through programs designed to uplift first generation college students of color, we want to hear from you!
The 2019 Class of Impact Nonprofit organizations will be profiled throughout CBEWeek and eligible for project-based awards generated from a variety of sponsored events. Wholly aligned with its mission to support the continuing achievements of the Black community, CBEWeek is honored to partner with Bay Area organizations investing valuable resources in the ultimate success of our future leaders.
APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR 2019
GUIDELINES FOR APPLICANTS
To qualify for funding, an organization must be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, with a minimum of three years in operation.
A nonprofit that receives funding from CBEWeek must use that funding for the purpose noted in its application and consistent with the described goals and objectives provided therein.
Benefits for Selected Organizations:
Nomination for Impact Nonprofit 2019 Award
Profiled as nonprofit award recipient throughout CBEWeek
Funding for nonprofit program
Featured at select CBEWeek events
Pitch day - Vendor Fair (1 vendor table)
Inclusion of activities in CBEWeek newsletter
Profiled on CBEWeek website
2019 Summit tickets
2019 Gala tickets
AN IMPACT NONPROFIT
Nominate a nonprofit to be featured during CBEWeek and granted funding for a program.
Applications are currently closed please check back in March 2019
VOLUNTEER WITH AN IMPACT NONPROFIT
There are plenty of opportunities to give back by volunteering to work with one of the Impact Nonprofits!
PREVIOUS IMPACT NONPROFITS
The theme for 2018 was nonprofits promoting STEM and entrepreneurship in communities of color.
HOW TO APPLY
CBEWeek is seeking proposals for project-based programs supporting its core mission and Impact Nonprofit Goals for 2019. A variety of program types are welcome and qualify for funding, if they address: the social, economic, and/or academic challenges facing future first generation high school and/or college graduates.
Written applications should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a complete packet of materials in the following order:
1. Cover Letter
Provide a brief statement of what your proposal asks for, and summarize the project for which you are seeking support. In this portion of the submission, you will have a chance to introduce your organization and overall mission to CBEWeek and its Advisory Board.
2. Executive Summary
This summary should provide a very brief description and overview of your organization and the specific project proposal.
3. Need Statement
Please state the purpose of your need. Explain why the issue is important, and provide any research your organization has undergone to address current needs in recent years.
4. Goals and Objectives
State the project plan and what you aim to accomplish (goals). In addition, spell out the specific results you expect to achieve (objectives).
Provide a brief explanation as to how you will assess your program's accomplishments and evaluate the impact of your project. Include all records and data you will collect, and how that data may be used for future programs or initiatives. If the data collection costs money, please include the allocated costs for that work in your budget.
6. About Your Organization
In 2-3 paragraphs explain how you intend to use the funds responsibly to achieve projected goals. Give a brief organizational overview, state your mission, and provide a summary note on the population you serve. Also, please provide a copy of the following supporting documents: (1) an IRS letter confirming tax-exempt status; (2) a list of your board of directors and their affiliations; and (3) a budget for your current fiscal year.
Attach a short budget showing expected expenses and income. The expenses portion should include, direct project fees, and any anticipated administrative costs.
The internal criteria for reviewing submissions includes (but shall not be limited to) the following overview: