Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund (CCNSF)
CCNSF 2018-19 RFA
The New York Urban League along with its partner organizations, The Hispanic Federation, The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families and the Asian American Federation invite you to apply for the 2018-19 Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund. These awards, now in its fifth year and provided by the New York City Council, are aimed at providing capacity building supports for nonprofits led and serving communities of color across the five boroughs.
During the inaugural year of the Communities of Color Stabilization Fund over 250 nonprofits applied from all five boroughs. The coordinating organizations oversaw the selection of the awardees, offered training sessions, and provided support to build the administrative, fundraising and outreach capacity of nonprofit organizations. As a result, the New York City Council allocated $2.5 million to establish the Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund (CCNSF) in Fiscal Year 2015, an amount that was increased to $3.7 million in Fiscal Year 2018 and $3.755 million in 2019.
The Request for Application (RFA) process is competitive. Interested nonprofits are screened by the coordinating organizations and decisions are made by independent panels of philanthropic experts. We are all pleased to announce that the Communities of Color Request for Application for fiscal year 2019.
This year, depending on eligibility, the maximum award amount is $35,000 to $45,000. Deadline for COMMUNITIES OF COLOR NONPROFIT STABILIZATION FUND APPLICATION submission is October 5, 2018, COB. Attached, you will find the new application information including dates for upcoming information sessions.
We hope that your organization will apply and ultimately benefit from what has proven to be a great tool for identifying areas where nonprofits can bolster their capacity. Additional contact information is provided in the materials but please feel free to contact me firstname.lastname@example.org the New York Urban League (no calls please) for information regarding the information sessions and deadlines.
Please review the following FAQ sheet answering many of the common questions we have seen over the span of the program.
We encourage all organizations that are eligible to apply. This fund is significant to ensuring that organizations that serve communities of color receive the support they deserve and need!
We also strongly encourage you to attend an information session to understand the RFA requirements. Information sessions will be held on:
Finn Partners (MANHATTAN)
2015 NYUL Grantees
|Organization||Funded Program Area|
|651 Arts – Kings Majestic Corp.||New Program Planning and Development|
|Breakthrough New York||Evaluation & Outcomes System Development|
|Brooklyn Jubilee||New Program Planning and Development|
|Brooklyn/Queens/Long Island Area Health Education Center||Leadership Development|
|Child Welfare Organizing Project, Inc.||Leadership Development|
|College & Community Fellowship||Financial Management & Planning|
|Community Voices Heard, Inc.||Leadership Development|
|Cool Culture, Inc.||New Program Planning and Development|
|Eagle Academy Foundation||Evaluation & Outcomes System Development|
|Families on the Move of New York City, Inc.||Management Information Systems & Design|
|Families United for Racial Economic Equality, Inc.||Strategy & Organizational Development|
|Global Language Project||Management Information Systems & Design|
|GRIOT Circle, Inc.||Strategy & Organizational Development|
|Harlem Business Alliance||Management Information Systems & Design|
|Iris House: A Center for Women with HIV, Inc.||Strategy & Organizational Development|
|Mind Builders Creative Arts Center||Financial Management & Planning|
|Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts||Management Information Systems & Design|
|Neighborhood Housing Services New York City||Strategy & Organizational Development|
|Noel Pointer Foundation, Inc.||Evaluation & Outcomes System Development|
|Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation, Inc.||Leadership Development|
|Sports Foundation, Inc.||Leadership Development|
|The Brotherhood/Sister Sol||Management Information Systems & Design|
|The Central Family Life Center, Inc.||Strategy & Organizational Development|
|The Dome Project, Inc.||Evaluation & Outcomes System Development|
|The Family Center||Strategy & Organizational Development|
|The Society for the Preservation of Weeksville & Beford Stuyvesant History||New Program Planning and Development|
|West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc.||Financial Management & Planning|
|Workshop in Business Opportunity, Inc.||Strategy & Organizational Development|