WFRF: Neighborhood Implementation Grants
Wells Fargo Regional FoundationSuggest an update
Grant amount: US $100,000 - US $1,250,000
Next deadline: Oct 18, 2019
Later deadlines: Apr 5, 2020
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: Project / Program
Location of project: Delaware, New Jersey, Counties in Pennsylvania: Adams County, Berks County, Bradford County, Bucks County, Carbon County, Centre County, Chester County, Clinton County, Columbia County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Delaware County, Juniata County, Lackawanna County, Lancaster County, Lebanon County, Lehigh County, Luzerne County, Lycoming County, Mifflin County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Montour County, Northampton County, Northumberland County, Perry County, Philadelphia County, Pike County, Potter County, Schuylkill County, Snyder County, Sullivan County, Susquehanna County, Tioga County, Union County, Wayne County, Wyoming County, York County Show all
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About this funder:
We award Neighborhood Planning Grants and Neighborhood Implementation Grants to support long-term, resident-driven neighborhood revitalization. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for children and families living in low-income communities in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware by concentrating resources on comprehensive, neighborhood-based economic and community development initiatives.
Neighborhood Implementation Grants
Neighborhood Implementation Grants support comprehensive community development projects that target specific neighborhoods. The community development project must be based on a current resident-driven neighborhood plan and can be used for program costs only.
Single grantees. Grants range from $100,000 to $750,000 and are disbursed over 5 years.
Collaboratives. Grants range from $100,000 to $1.25 million, and are disbursed over 5 years. Learn more about applying as a collaborative.
Our evaluation process includes:
- The systematic surveying of residents about the quality of life
- Surveying of the physical condition of neighborhood assets
- Quarterly reporting on agreed-upon milestones and deliverables
- Assessing the change in select neighborhood indicators
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- A project should include the following:
- Grantees must have a current 501(c)(3) status and a minimum of 3 years of audited financial statements
- Prior to applying, a comprehensive neighborhood plan (completed or updated within the past 3 years) must be in place for the target area of the proposed project
- The plan should describe the milestones, deliverables, and outcomes of the planning process and how they will be measured and evaluated
- The neighborhood plan should include:
- A neighborhood description that includes a map of the area and baseline data describing neighborhood conditions, such as Census data
- Concept and vision of the future of the neighborhood
- Description and prioritization of strategies to revitalize the neighborhood, and activities and costs to achieve this
- Timetable for implementing the plan
- Description of any official plans governing the neighborhood (such as a City Master Plan)
- The resident-driven neighborhood plan must address all 4 of the goal categories:
- Children and families
- Economic development
- Affordable housing and housing counseling
- Neighborhood building
- Counties We Serve
- New Jersey
- Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren.
- Kent, New Castle, and Sussex.
- Adams, Berks, Bradford, Bucks, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming, and York.
- It doesn’t provide funding for deficits, general operating costs, or bricks-and-mortar capital development.
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