2017 Civic Leadership Development Matching Grant

Procedural Guidance and Request for Project Proposals
Vision New America’s Mission
We aim to increase civic participation among underrepresented groups through our program development, trainings, and grants. Vision New America is convicted in the growth and development of diverse future leaders.
Program Description
The 2017 Civic Leadership Development Matching Grant aims to provide a one to one (1:1) matching of the complete program budget of organizations that are currently or will have an internship program that serves youths and young adults who are a part of an underrepresented and underprivileged group with the focus of civic engagement, public policy, and leadership training. The goal is to create a diversity of future elected officials who are engaged in serving their community. This grant process is by invitation only.
Contact Us

Direct all inquiries, questions, correspondence, and any need for assistance:

Ms. Alice Yi, Program Manager
alice@visionnewamerica.org

Please submit final grant applications to:

Mrs. Liliana Li, Executive Director
Vision New America, Inc.
1401 Parkmoor Avenue, Suite 270
San Jose, CA 95126
Office: (408) 579-6011
liliana@visionnewamerica.org

Timeline
  • November 2016: Release of RFP
  • November 2016 to End of February 2017: work on proposal, submit for preliminary review
  • March 3, 2017: Final proposals due before 5 pm PST
  • April 3, 2017: Announcement of Funding and disbursement of funds
  • July 2017: Mid-point report and check in
  • End of September 2017: Final grant reports due and Final grant disbursement
Please include the following information in your application
Please limit application to a maximum of 15 pages. Please email or mail a copy of your application to Vision New America postmarked by no later than 5 pm PST on Friday, March 3, 2017 for consideration.

 

Application Contact Information:
  • Organization Name
  • Tax Identification Number
  • Website
  • Contact Person & Title
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number (Office and/or Cell Phone)
  • Mailing Address
Organization Information:
  • History and year founded
  • Mission Statement
  • Current Programs and activities
  • List of the Board of Directors, Advisory Board, Staff, etc.
Program Scope
  • Program Title
  • General description of the program
  • Program Goals and objective (Minimum 3)
  • Success measurements (Minimum of 3)
  • List of task and details
  • Qualification of the program staff(s)
  • Continuity (commitment of the staff(s) to the program)
  • Number of people expected to serve (age group, ethnicity, areas served)
  • Program Schedule and Propose Budget
Funding
  • Amount of grant requested
  • Please indicate the source of funding for the remaining of the program cost
  • In-Kind support requested from Vision New America (i.e. Technical support, Consulting services, etc.)
  • List of Partners, current funders, potential sources of funding
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