5 p.m. tomorrow, July 26, is the deadline for Agency Partners of the CFO to apply for 2013 Endowment-Building/Technology and Consultation grants. You can fill out the application here. These grants are open to CFO-affiliated nonprofits and Rural School Partnership Schools. $25,000 is available for this newly expanded cycle. Applicants may apply for up to $1,500 in grant funds for endowment building programs (marketing, program development, support materials, endowment-building or planned giving event development) and/or technical/consultation efforts (website creation, software purchase and installation, hardware needs, and other technical/organizational functionality support).
The grants will be awarded at the Agency Partners luncheon, set for noon on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the White River Conference Center (600 W. Sunshine St.). You can RSVP for the event online here, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The CFO will share with you information on FY14 educational opportunities, grant rounds, and other pertinent information as well as welcome new agencies and agencies with new funds in FY13. Shawn Askinosie will be the keynote speaker of the event. Shawn is a speaker of international renown, and we are thrilled he is making time to visit with you all about philanthropy. Join us for this fun and informative luncheon!
Please also feel free to join us at 11 a.m. for a brief educational session about Cause Momentum, our crowdfunding platform available to all Agency Partners. This session will take about 45 minutes.