Organizational Effectiveness Grant

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Organizational Effectiveness Grant: Request for Proposals

Applications were due August 14

With funding provided by the Ball Brothers Foundation, IYI invites community and faith-based nonprofit organizations that serve children, youth and families in Delaware, Randolph, Henry, Jay, Madison, Grant, and Blackford Counties to apply for assistance to improve their current effectiveness and their capacity to serve in the future.  Collaborative applications involving two organizations are encouraged. Two proposals will receive grants for consultation, executive coaching, and trainings. To learn more about the grants, the submission guidelines, and the selection criteria, please view the Request for Proposals.

Two proposals will be selected for this grant cycle to receive:


  • Up to 150 hours of coaching and technical assistance focused on one or more of the following:
  • Strategic planning
  • Fundraising and sustainability planning
  • Board development
  • Evaluation plans and processes
  • Financial management policies and processes
  • Human resources management policies and processes
  • Another area that would increase the effectiveness of the organization
  • Executive mentoring through monthly group meetings
  • Registration, hotel and approved travel expenses for 2 persons to attend IYI’s Because Kids Count Conference in Indianapolis on December 3 and 4, 2013
  • Registration, hotel and approved travel expenses for 1 person to attend Principles and Techniques of Fundraising taught by The Fund Raising School at the Center on Philanthropy in the spring of 2014
  • The opportunity (based on successful completion of other activities) to apply for a sub-award of $10,000 to be used only for approved organizational effectiveness/capacity-building purposes.

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(DEADLINE EXTENDED: proposal must be received by IYI on or before Wednesday, August 14, 2013)

Questions? Call Carolyn Langan, Program Manager - Consulting, at 1-800­-343­-7060, x2716 or email

Thank you to the Ball Brothers Foundation
for its generous support of this grant opportunity!