The Kresge Foundation’s Human Services Program has announced a $1.25 million funding and learning opportunity to support non-profit, private and public sector organizations advancing the social and economic mobility of children and families in Memphis.
Eligible organizations for this funding and learning opportunity are person-centered; outcomes-based; data-driven; apply a racial equity lens; and focus on greater sector impact and systems-wide change. Additionally, these organizations adhere to innovative best practices that have the potential to revolutionize the human services sector such as brain-science informed and two-generation, whole-family approaches.
The two-year learning program consists of three components:
1) Leadership development for participants;
2) Development of a community of practice; and
3) Development of organizational and cohort action plans toward advancing and accelerating social and economic mobility using two-generation, whole-family approaches that emphasizes the importance of including fathers.
The foundation will award grants of up to $250,000 over two years to five organizations in Memphis.
Grantees will be supported to form a learning and collaboration network that will include three meetings per year.
Completed applications are due by 12 p.m. (EST) Friday, June 7, 2019.
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