Agencies may request up to $100,000 per year for up to three years. One-, two- and three-year proposals, with varying amounts each year, can be submitted. Examples of ideal proposals include:
- Expenses associated with organizational restructuring
- Creation of new development strategies
- Capital and technology expenses
- Organizational strategic planning
- Other consultation support that stabilizes the agency
- Staff time to work toward long-term organizational sustainability
Agencies can find more details and begin the application process at cfozarks.org/applyforgrants. Initial concept letters are due Feb. 22, and finalists will be notified by March 22. Full proposals will be due April 24, with grants announced in mid-June.
“Opportunities to Thrive 2024” is the latest in the Musgrave Multi-Year Impact Grants. Since 2021, programs have supported projects to increase civic participation for K-12 students; improve the lives of children; and support foster families in the Springfield metro area.
The Jeannette L. Musgrave Foundation is a private charitable foundation managed by U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management and administered by the CFO. Since 1983, the Musgrave Foundation has granted more than $20 million to nonprofits in Springfield and southwest Missouri.
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