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Transformation Grants: Advancing Housing Solutions for People Experiencing Intellectual Disabilities - U.S.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted June 12, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on July 15, 2021
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The Kuni Foundation has launched a call for proposals for the Intellectual & Developmental Disability Grants Program to invest in person-focused housing solutions for individuals who experience I/DD.

The program also provides funding for the exploration of new, inclusive and community-based approaches that are affordable, scalable and sustainable.

The lack of quality, affordable housing options for adults who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) has reached a crisis in the United States.

We will NOT consider requests for:
• Grants to individuals.
• Fundraising events.
• Reserve funds or debt elimination.
• Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran or disability statuses in the delivery of services and in their employment practices.

Utilize This Offer

The Transformation Grants Program reflects the Kuni Foundation's commitment to investing in person-focused housing solutions for individuals who experience I/DD.

Who Can Apply?
1. Applicant organizations must:
a) have a primary focus of serving individuals who experience intellectual or developmental disabilities, and their caregivers and families,
a) be a registered 501©(3) nonprofit,
b) have a minimum of three years of successful operation.
2. All other applicants must use a fiscal sponsor who will assume fiscal responsibility for all funds received and expended.
3. Eligible activities include education, advocacy, employment, the arts, and supported, inclusive or independent housing.
4. Funding is limited to organizations located in and directly serving residents of Oregon and Washington (USA).

Funding range: Up to US$300,000 per year.

Grant Period: One-year grants or multi-year grants up to three years.

Letter Of Interest (LOI) due by Midnight on July 16, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jun 12
Jun 12

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 14
Jun 14

Thanks, Ana.