has issued a Request for Proposals for its 2018 Community Impact Grants program.
Through the program, JRM will award four grants of up to $20,000 each to nonprofit organizations working in one of three focus areas: health, education and/or youth services, or housing and food security. Grants may be used for program/project support or for general operating support.
1) Health: This category supports organizations or projects dedicated to supporting the physical, mental, and social well-being of individuals and communities.
2) Education: This category includes organizations or projects that promote learning and access to learning, educational attainment, college readiness, high-quality teaching, and academic success.
3) Youth Services: This category supports youth activities that develop youth socially and emotionally, which can include physical activity and cultural enrichment.
4) Housing and Food Security: This category supports organizations or projects focused on helping individuals and/or families secure or remain in safe, affordable housing and/or encouraging access to food that is safe, adequate, and nutritious.
To be eligible, projects must take place in New York City, Westchester County, or Long Island, New York. Proposals from national organizations will be considered as long as they have a local presence.
See the JRM website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.