Southwest Georgia United Empowerment Zone, Inc.
Southwest Georgia United Empowerment Zone, Inc. (SWGAU) requests $200,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service to expand its successful nonprofit capacity development programs. SWGAU will utilize NCBP resources to:
*Build the capacity of nonprofit organizations in areas where such organizations face significant resource hardship challenges.
*Assist small nonprofits and demonstrate impact.
*Build the capacity of small nonprofits to develop and implement a performance management system.
*Provide assistance to organizations that provide services that align with the Corporation's priority areas.
SWGAU has long-term experience providing technical assistance services for 108 small nonprofit organizations and agencies in the region. A cooperative agreement with SWGAU will provide an excellent opportunity for the Corporation to invest in an experienced intermediary that works to build community capacity with the unique challenges that face rural communities.