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McLain Association for Children’s Small Grant Program in the Caucasus, Tanzania, and the British Virgin Islands

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 17, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on October 14, 2019
McLain Association for Children logo
McLain Association for Children logo

Recognizing that the most meaningful efforts often come from within the community, McLain Association for Children, Inc. is accepting applications for its Small Grant program to identify those that are already out there doing good work and assist them to accomplish even more.

McLain Association for Children:
a) seeks to transform the lives of the most vulnerable around the world by providing them with the resources they need and by strengthening the systems and individuals that provide them care;
b) offers small grants averaging approximately $7,500 each to nonprofit organizations operating within their three geographic target areas of the Caucasus, Tanzania, and the British Virgin Islands.

Applicants should be a nonprofit organization, should operate within one of 3 geographic target areas, and should compellingly address one (or both) of the funding priorities:
1. Improve access to high quality education
2. Empower persons with disabilities and their families.

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Help us give children with disabilities the tools to lead healthy, independent lives.

Applications are reviewed four times each year.

Next deadlines are: September 15th and December 15th.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 17, 2019
Aug 17, 2019

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 = increase your chances of success!
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 may really suit 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; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Aug 18, 2019
Aug 18, 2019

Thank you for sharing, Ana!