Believe in a Black Girl Grantmaking guidelines

Proposal Documents Checklist

Prepare the following sections to send as a single application.
All pages of the application should use a 12-point font,
1” margins (top, bottom, right, left) and be single-spaced.
Do not use headers or footers.
Save and send the document in .doc, or .pdf format.

  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION

    ONE PAGE TOTAL

    What is your organization’s mission?
    How long have you been in operation?
    What services do you currently provide?
    What populations and/or communities do you serve?
    What was your organization’s budget last year?

  • LEADERSHIP INFORMATION

    ONE PAGE TOTAL

    Please share a short bio for the organization’s leader
    and any staff who will be heavily involved with the project.

  • PROJECT NARRATIVE

    TWO PAGES TOTAL

    Describe the project you plan to undertake with this funding, including:

    1.  Which of the BW4BG programmatic areas it is most connected to.
    2.  What short-term and long-term outcomes you expect to achieve.
    3. Which areas you could use additional support:
      recruiting volunteers, PR and communications,
      policy and advocacy or community outreach.
      If it is a large project that will only be partially funded by our award,
      please specifically describe the elements that the BW4BG grant will cover.
  • LETTER OF SUPPORT

    AT LEAST ONE PAGE

    Please submit a one page letter from another community leader
    that testifies to your organization’s positive work in the community.

Submit Proposal

Please submit your proposal by March 18, 2019 by completing the form below or emailing bw4bg.grants@gmail.com. including contact information for the organizational leadership in the body of the email and attach the 4-page application and 1-page Letter of Support.
file types allowed: .doc, .pdf
Our 2019 grantmaking process will begin in January 2019, and conclude with a grant in Spring 2019. The application consists of a 5-page written proposal due on March 18, 2019. This will be followed by interviews and additional material submission for finalists. The grant awards will be announced by April 30th. Funds will be dispersed by May 15th.