The Sacramento Region Community Foundation provides Capacity Building Micro Grants to respond to the immediate capacity building needs of nonprofits in the Sacramento region.
Capacity Building Micro Grants are available to qualifying nonprofit organizations serving one or more counties in the four-county region of Sacramento, Placer, Yolo and El Dorado. Only one proposal per organization will be considered per round, and award amounts will range from $1,000 to $5,000.
Please note that the requirements articulated below were developed for a previous round of the grant opportunity. Details for future rounds may differ.
Capacity Building Micro Grants provide support to Sacramento region nonprofits to create and/or expand capacity building activities that strengthen the organization's ability to fulfill its mission and build long-term organizational sustainability.
If applying for funding, the organization must demonstrate an immediate need for capacity building efforts (i.e. significant organizational transitions such as major shifts in funding sources, or rapid growth) that would greatly impact your organization's ability to serve the community.
Supported capacity building projects include (but are not limited to):
Development and fundraising planning, implementation and training
Technology, network and information technology planning, and implementation
Capacity building grants cannot be use for:
Priority consideration will be given to those applicants that:
Immediate Need Identification
Proposal Request (as outlined in the application)