NCN Leadership Program 2017 – 2018 Mini Grant Request for Proposals

The Native CDFI Network (NCN) invites NCN Native CDFI Members to apply for a limited number of mini grants to support the development of core Native CDFI skills that include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Financial Management
  2. Fundraising
  3. Marketing & Communications
  4. Community Facilities
  5. Federal, State and Tribal Policy

Program Description:

NCN Native CDFI Members may request up to $5,000 to cover costs associated with building core skills.  This could include hiring a consultant, attending a training, purchasing software, etc. Funds will also be used to cover grantee travel and lodging costs associated with attending the NCN Annual Member Meeting in 2018.  NCN does not provide overhead support or indirect costs to grantees.  Grantees will also receive training, mentoring and coaching from NCN staff, partners or their peers to accomplish their core skill building goals.  The NCN awards committee will review the proposals and make funding decisions with guidance from NCN partners.

Proposal Deadline: July 31, 2017

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