William Penn Foundation Grant Program – US

William Penn Foundation Grant Program – US


Deadline: 18-Jun-21

The William Penn Foundation welcomes project concepts from the community, and actively seeks opportunities for funding partnerships to research and recommend grants that offer creative and measurable solutions to community challenges.

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The mission is to help improve education for children from low-income families, ensure a sustainable environment, foster creative communities that enhance civic life and advance philanthropy in the Greater Philadelphia region.

Eligibility Criteria

Call for Applications: New Programme focusing on rapid development of Vaccines for protection against new variants

Grassroots International Organizations to receive up to $50,000 under this Grant Cycle

This Program is the answer to the most pressing Questions and compelling Opportunities in Education. Apply Now!

Financial Support for Research Projects that protect and preserve Wildlife

Voluntary Multi-donor Fund offering up to 100,000 USD to NGOs

Apply for a chance to win 2,500 EUR for your Climate Change Story!

This Call is open to accelerate Sustainable Urban Development

Research Grants of up to C$1 million per Women’s Empowerment Projects

SDG Funding of $20,000 is available for Women Empowerment and Gender Equality

Dutch Organisation giving grants to strengthen the skills of Women and Young Girls

This call is open to fund Projects with a Social Impact: Apply Now!

Funding Schemes for Large and Small-scale Projects helping to tackle Climate Change

Core Support Grants for Feminist Groups and Initiatives

Youth Initiative to enhance Peace and Security and Improve Democratic Governance in Africa

NGO Grants to advance Maternal, Child Health and HIV/AIDS Outcomes

Step One: Inquiry
The Inquiry provides program staff with an overview of a concept/idea and how it aligns with Foundation funding strategies. It determines if a full proposal will be invited. At this stage, applicants provide:
Narrative that describes the proposed idea/concept and the budget outlining use of the funds requested
Audited financial statement for the most recently completed fiscal year
Additional documentation
Step Two: Full Proposal
The full proposal provides program staff with a detailed description of the proposed work and chosen approach and how it aligns to the Foundation’s strategic focus and goals. A full proposal includes:
Proposal Narrative – answers to a set of questions describing the proposed work and chosen approach, organizational capacity; financial information, research and evidence to support the work; and risks.
Result, Milestones, and Activities (RMAs) – anticipated result that the grantee expects to achieve through successful completion of the grant, as well as the key activities and milestones that will be critical to achieving that result.
Project Budget – how the grant funds will be used to complete the project
Funding Sources – description of other committed or prospective sources of funds toward the project
Documentation Required:
Audited Financial Statement – for the most recently completed fiscal year
Internal Financial Statements – Current Year-to-Date Statement of Financial Position/Balance Sheet and Statement of Activities/Income Statement
IRS Form 990 – most recently filed
Operating Budgets – current fiscal year and one year previous
Board of Directors list
Key Staff, Consultants, Partners (list and resumes)
Additional Documentation as determined by program area requirements
For more information, visit https://williampennfoundation.org/how-apply