Great Ideas Initiative - 2018
For a third year, Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County is releasing funds to encourage local nonprofits to:
This year, The Great Ideas Initiative targets nonprofits, in business for at least two consecutive years, with operating budgets of less than $1 million that are in good standing with the IRS and registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to solicit funds. Nonprofits may not be funded by Children's Services Council or have received a grant through the Great Ideas Initiative in previous years.
Those interested in this opportunity must submit an application by email by 2 p.m., July 10, 2018, that shows how their Great Idea would enhance the lives of Palm Beach County’s children (prenatal – age 18) and their families.
Funding (up to $43,000) is available in four categories:
For more information or to download the application, click here.
To download the Birth to 22: United for Brighter Futures Youth Master Plan, click here.
Questions? Contact Jennifer Hardy by clicking here.
For those interested in learning more about the Great Ideas Initiative, Children's Services Council will hold two optional Informational Sessions at 2300 High Ridge Rd., Boynton Beach, FL.
(RSVP by June 11, 2018, to Jennifer Hardy by clicking here. When responding, please specify which session you will be attending and how many people from your organization will be coming.)
June 18, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
June 20, 2 - 5 p.m.
*Please note: An optional Grant Writing Session will be offered during the last hour of each Informational Session.
The following nonprofits (please click here for the list) have been chosen to receive funding as part of the 2017 Great Ideas Initiative.