Leadership Grants

Leadership Grants are made to nonprofit organizations that seek to:

  • Increase measurable skills and diversity of pipelines for senior staff and board members
  • Strengthen organizational capacity and nonprofit leaders in the areas of:
    • Governance
    • Planning
    • Civic engagement
    • Board and staff development
    • Diversity, equity and inclusion.

For Nonprofits Serving This Population

Greater Philadelphia

Priority given to

  • Those able to demonstrate that at least 50% of those they serve or represent are low-income.

Common Requirements For All Grant Applicants

  • 501(c)(3) IRS determination letter
  • List of Board of Directors and their affiliations
  • Short bios of three most senior staff
  • Three years of audits (if your organization does not have audits, we will accept your IRS 990)
  • Current PA Bureau of Charitable Organizations Certificate
  • Executive Summary of current strategic plan
  • Board-approved Nondiscrimination Policy that is in compliance with TPF non-discrimination policy
  • Organizational Budget
  • One Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Staff Person
  • Not an ineligible organization

Special Requirements

  • Operating Budget above $100,000
  • Must complete child abuse clearance and criminal background checks for all staff and volunteers who work with youth.

Amount of Grants

Not more than 10% of the organization's budget or maximum of $30,000.

Application deadline

July 27, 2018.

Leadership Grants Process

Eligibility

Step 1. Determine Eligibility

Completing the five-minute Eligibility Quiz is essential.

Apply

Step 2. Apply

Download application.
The 2018 deadline is July 27.

Follow Up

Step 3. Follow Up

A Program Officer will contact you. No additional written materials are required unless requested.

Report

Step 4. Report

The Leadership Grant Report Form will be provided once the grant period is completed.

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