Applying for a Promise Neighborhood Grant? United Way Has Your Back!

11 Jul 2011 |

DEFINITELY register for a call this Friday hosted by the United Way Worldwide! It’ll detail what you need to know about applying for this year’s Department of Education Promise Neighborhoods grants, with a sharp eye to what it took last year, and how you can find the help you need.

These presenters are all top notch, so don’t miss out!

Applying for a Promise Neighborhoods Grant – Friday, July 15th 1:30 – 2:30pm

  • Grant overview (Bill Shepardson, Center for the Study of Social Policy )
  • What it took last year to win (Patrick Lester, United Neighborhood Centers of America)
  • TA opportunities (Erika Bernabei, PolicyLink)

Also, check out these other conference calls from the United Way on other sources of funding.

Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund:

Financing an i3 Proposal – Tuesday, July 26th 1:30 – 2:30pm

  • Grant overview (Lindsay Torrico, United Way Worldwide)
  • How to secure the private match/ Overview of Foundation Registry i3 (Kartik Raghavan, Gates Foundation)

Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) Competition:

Helping Your State to Apply for RTT-ELC – Thursday, July 28th 3:00 – 4:00pm

  • Overview of state criteria and eligibility (Harriet Dichter, First Five Years Fund and Danielle Ewen, CLASP)
  • How to advocate for your state to apply (Erica Hallock, United Ways of Washington and Lindsay Torrico, United Way Worldwide)