Community Foundation Offers Grants to Help Strengthen Local Non-Profits


The Community Foundation has announced a new round of grant funding aimed at capacity-building projects and activities that will help local nonprofits serve the community more effectively. 

The Community Foundation, which serves both Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, is now accepting online grant applications from nonprofits for capacity-building projects. The application period extends through March 30, 2018. 

Nonprofit agencies are encouraged to apply for a one-year responsive grant, up to $10,000. To be eligible, the nonprofit must provide services within the inland region. Funding for these grants comes from the Community Foundation Impact Fund. 

The Impact Fund allows the Foundation to respond to requests for support across a wide range of organizational capacity-building needs. Capacity-building support is intended to enable an organization to carry out its mission by strengthening capacity, effectiveness, and sustainability. 

These funds should provide an opportunity for nonprofits to reflect, learn, and take action in developing short- and/or long-term, sustainable solutions to the challenges they face in addressing critical community needs. 

Because there is a change to the Community Impact Fund grant online application process, technical workshops are being offered as follows:

March 15, 2018 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm 

The Community Foundation (Riverside Corporate Office) 

3700 Sixth St., Suite 200 

Riverside, CA 92501

March 21, 2018 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm 

Children’s Fund 

348 W. Hospitality Lane, Suite 110 

San Bernardino, CA 92408

March 22, 2018 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm 

The Community Foundation (Coachella Valley Office) 

41-550 Eclectic St. 

Palm Desert, CA 92262

To learn more the grant and/or to apply visit

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