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U.S. Venture / Schmidt Family Foundation's Grant Program – US

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 21, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on October 14, 2021
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The U.S. Venture / Schmidt Family Foundation (USV/SFF) has announced the grant program to help the disadvantaged, improve the quality of people’s lives, and strengthen the communities.

The Foundation will consider a broad range of requests including specific program needs, capital or general operating support.

Consideration is given to needs that fulfill the Foundation’s mission within the following impact areas:
• Education;
• Jobs & Economy;
• Family Support & Social
• Connectedness;
• Physical Health;
• Psychological Health & Addiction;
• Human Services.

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Organizations eligible to receive grants from the USV/SFF are those determined by the IRS to be public charities, preferably those with 501(c)(3) status.

What they will fund?
1. Requests that demonstrate long-term results for a substantial number of people.
2. Organizations with clarity of mission and a strong focus on effective outcomes.
3. Organizations in good health, including financial stability, the high caliber of staff and board.
4. Requests with support from a broad base of funding sources; U.S. Venture prefers not to be the sole funder of any one project or program.

Application must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the deadlines listed below:
• January 15, 2021.
• April 15, 2021.
• July 15, 2021.
• October 15, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 21
Mar 21

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order 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 attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Mar 22
Mar 22

Thanks, Ana.