CFCC: Capacity Grants

Community Foundation of Collier County

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Deadline: Oct 30, 2020

Grant amount: US $500 - US $2,500

Fields of work: All fields of work

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: General Operating Expense, Capital Project, Training / Capacity Building

Location of project: Collier County, Florida

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



Capacity Grants

Grants of $500 – $2,500 are available to help small nonprofits (prior year revenues of $1M or less) with the following:

  • Offset the costs of technology needed to help deliver programs safely during Covid-19. Examples of eligible requests include: purchasing laptops for remote and mobile programming, production of curriculum in an online format, etc.
  • Hire a consultant to lead a special project including strategic planning, or creating a business, program, fundraising plan, or succession plan for the organization. These grants funds may not be used to pay for a subcontracted consultant to perform daily operational activities such as marketing, grant writing, etc.
  • Fund small capital needs including technology or equipment needed for a special project or a program expansion. These grant funds may not be used to purchase items for regular daily office operations such as desktop/laptop office computers, printers. or items for special events.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Applicant must be a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization serving Collier County, FL residents
  • Applicant organization must be at least two years old from Effective Date of Exemption listed on the IRS letter of determination
  • Applicant must have a Profile in the Nonprofit Directory.
  • Applicant must have matching funds of 25% cash or other as specified in the grant application description
  • Applicant must meet the grant guideline criteria
  • Applications must be relevant to Collier County
  • Applicants must agree to the Community Foundation’s Statement of Diversity.


  • We do NOT fund the following:
    • Grants to individuals
    • Political campaigns
    • Lobbying
    • Scholarly research
    • Annual campaigns
    • Event Sponsorships
    • Team or sport travel
    • Travel-related expenses
    • Organizations not serving Collier County, Florida


This page was last reviewed September 29, 2020 and last updated September 29, 2020