Fair Chance

Contact Information

2001 S St NW
Ste 310
Washington, DC 20009 - 1164
(202) 467-2413
Nonprofit Capacity Building Program 2011

Executive Summary

Title: Fair Chance Nonprofit Capacity Building Program

Lead Intermediary: Fair Chance, 2000 M St., NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20015. Competencies: capacity building and organizational development expertise designed for small to mid-sized nonprofits, proven model for improving performance and sustainability of children and youth focused nonprofits. Proven ability to raise public and private resources to support free year-long capacity building services in high poverty communities.

Collaborating organization: Latin American Youth Center (LAYC), 1419 Columbia Road, NW, Washington, DC 20009. Competencies: performance management and evaluation expertise, experience working with small to mid-sized nonprofits, understanding of Greater Washington, DC community.

Program Summary: Fair Chance proposes a Nonprofit Capacity Building Program with the following outcomes for small to mid-sized organizations:

- Performance management systems and tools for data gathering and reporting in place for up to 10 nonprofits resulting in informed project management; improved and accurate data collection and reporting; and strengthened outcomes and indicators to measure success.

- Successful completion for up to 15 community-based DC nonprofits serving low-income children and youth from a year-long Fair Chance capacity building partnership resulting in stronger organizational structures, management systems, performance towards intended outcomes, and planning for long-term sustainability.

- Participation of up to 70 nonprofit leaders in trainings on performance management, data collection, and evaluation concepts for nonprofits serving DC's most economically disadvantaged populations.

Geographic Areas/Communities: Washington, DC

Number of Nonprofits to be served: up to 70 nonprofits working with tens of thousands of DC children and youth.

Grant Amount Requesting: A two-year project budget of $594,944; $297,472 from CNCS; $297,472 in match funding from Fair Chance.

Award Information

Application ID: 11CB131129
CNCS Award Amount:
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