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Truist Foundation: Call for Grant Application - U.S.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted June 9, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on July 30, 2021
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The Truist Foundation supports U.S. communities by investing in innovative nonprofits that align with four key areas of focus:
• leadership development,
• economic mobility,
• thriving communities, and
• educational equity.

They support one-time needs that are sustainable and don’t commit funds to recurring expenditures. Examples include funding for a new program launch, a curriculum to expand or strengthen a program, equipment to deliver a program and capital needs.

Capital campaign requests may be considered:
(i) if the purpose of the campaign aligns with the Foundation's priorities, and
(ii) when the campaign is 60% complete toward its fundraising goal (including pledges), showing the campaign’s viability and community support.

The Foundation is NOT equipped to support:
• Annual grants;
• General operations;
• Ongoing program operations;
• Endowments;
• Sponsorships.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. The purpose of the project or program connects with leadership development, economic mobility, thriving communities or educational equity;
2. There is a sustainability plan for the project beyond this grant;
3. The grant will support programs and activities to build better lives in the community served;
4. The grant will have an impact on one of the 18 listed locations: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Indiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia;
5. The board of directors is a good representation of the local community;
6. The organization has good management, and is financially stable;
7. The organization or specific program has an earned revenue stream to allow it less dependence on philanthropic donations.

The Foundation is eager to hear from organizations that serve critical needs in their communities.

Start a grant application through their online portal.

Application deadline: July 31, 2021.

For more information, please visit https://www.truist.com/purpose/truist-foundation/grant-application

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jun 09
Jun 09

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed calls that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information 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 Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jun 11
Jun 11

Thanks, Ana.