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Community Economic Development (CED) Focus on Social Enterprises / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2019-ACF-OCS-EE-1580]

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 26, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 4, 2019
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Applicants must:
1. Be a private, non-profit Community Development Corporation (CDC) with 501(c)(3) status; faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements can apply
2. Have articles of incorporation or bylaws demonstrating that the CDC has as a principal purpose the planning, developing, or managing of low- income housing or community economic development activities; and
3. Have a Board of Directors with representation from each of the following: community residents, business leaders, and civic leaders.

Funds will be awarded to experienced CDCs for well planned, financially viable, and innovative projects sponsoring social enterprise incubators.
These incubators will develop new products, services, and commercial activities that result in new positions for individuals with low incomes, while also addressing a local unmet need or solution to social problems for the community’s constituents and its stakeholders.

Award Ceiling: US$400,000.

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Projects must be located in geographic areas with a demonstrated need for social enterprise, such as a county designated as having persistent poverty.

Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm ET on Aug 05, 2019.

Source: https://tinyurl.com/yx9zh9me

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Minakshib
Jul 26
Jul 26

नमस्ते ताई हम इस क्षेत्र मे काम करणे के लिए तयार है।क्योकि हमारे यहाँ पहले सेही उद्योग चालू है। तो सामाजिक उद्योग करणे मे हमे रूची है।

Minakshib
Jul 26
Jul 26

नम ताई हम इस क्षेत्र मे काम कराने के लिए तयार.क्योकि हमारे यहाँ पहले सेही उद्योग बारी है। तो सामाजिक उद्योग कर रहे मे हमे रूची है।

Jill Langhus
Jul 27
Jul 27

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12
Aug 12

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.