Foundation / Corporation
Valentine Foundation - Valentine Fund for Visionary Leadership (VFVL)
Grants to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of women and girls in eligible regions. Preference is given to applicants of color and leadership teams that include women of color. Funding is intended to support organizations that provide leadership training for women currently working in the nonprofit sector and to help girls develop into the leaders of the future. Programs should benefit the residents of the Greater Philadelphia region.
The terms Greater Philadelphia region and region are understood in the context of this RFP to refer to southeastern Pennsylvania counties (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia) as well as contiguous counties in southern New Jersey (Camden) and Delaware (New Castle).
The Valentine Foundation, through its Valentine Fund for Visionary Leadership, is committed to supporting leadership development for aspiring and executive women leaders of those nonprofit organizations in the region that improve the lives of women and/or girls. In 2021, the Valentine Fund for Visionary Leadership will accept applications for funding to support leadership development initiatives that will make current nonprofit women leaders more effective and develop the next generation of leaders working to improve the quality of life for women and girls in the region.
The purpose of the VFVL is to strengthen the organizations that improve the lives of women and girls in the Greater Philadelphia region by:
The Valentine Fund for Visionary Leadership understands the characteristics of leadership apart from management and executive authority to include:
For examples of leadership development initiatives, see page 3 of the RFP in the Supporting Documents section below.
Proposed programs, courses, and/or coaching must have content and goals consistent with the definition of leadership in this RFP. Courses or programs must be directly related to building leadership capacity/characteristics, not merely the acquisition of field-specific content or knowledge.
GrantWatch ID#: 173712
A total grant pool of $30,000 - $40,000 will be awarded to successful applicants.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online:
Alexandra V. A. Frazier, Executive Director
1117 Marine Way East
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
USA: Delaware: New Castle County; New Jersey: Camden County; Pennsylvania: Southeastern Pennsylvania counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia
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