March 18, 2014

Capacity Building Initiative for Nonprofit Organizations

This program has been made possible with funding support from:

Albany Guardian Society, KeyBank, the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region, Pavonia Fund, Standish Family Fund, Linda G. Toohey Donor Advised Fund, the Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation 

In collaboration with a number of local funders, the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region invites local nonprofit organizations to participate in the 2014 Greater Capital Region Capacity Building Mini-Grant Program. By participating in at least three out of four course sessions detailed below, organizations will qualify for mini-grants of up to $2,500 for capacity building initiatives.
Eligibility for Course Participation:
  • Together, the organization’s executive director and one board member must attend at least three of the four course sessions listed below. NOTE: You may have different board members attend different sessions. Please only register the board member who will join you for the April 11 session.
  • Capacity Building Mini-Grant Program courses will be led by the New York Council on Nonprofits (NYCON). Sessions will take place at Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in Latham, NY, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, on April 11, May 9, June 13 and July 18 (click here to view session topics).
  • Applicants must represent a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization that is located in, or provides a substantial service to residents/visitors of Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Columbia, Greene, Montgomery, Fulton, Warren and Washington counties.
  • Applicants must have an annual organizational budget of $5 million or less.

For more information, including information on grant funding and eligible projects, please click here for the program flyer. Please read the flyer completely before registering.

Click here for more information or to register.