Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund
The Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund is a $2 million fund administered by Cities of Service and funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies to help cities use impact volunteering to tackle pressing local challenges. Grant sizes will range from $25,000 to $100,000 with larger amounts reserved for cities with multiple initiatives.
The application period for the 2012 grant cycle is now closed. Applications for our next round of grants will be available in Summer 2013.
For questions not answered by the supporting documents below, or to be added to our email list to be notified when applications become available, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Overview: 2012 Request for Proposals
This document contains a full, detailed, description of the Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund along with our goals and expectations for the program and prospective grant recipients. Please review this document in its entirety before you begin the application process.
2012 Application documents
This document is used to determine city eligibility. Please note that the Intent to Apply form must be submitted online by a member of your city’s mayor’s office. Full grant applications will be made available to those cities that satisfy the grant requirements as determined through the submission of this form. To submit your online Intent to Apply form, click here
This document is the core part of the full application. Cities submitting an application for multiple initiatives must complete this template online for each of their initiatives. The online form will only be made available to eligible cities that have been confirmed to apply after submitting their Intent to Apply. All online Initiative Templates must be submitted by a member of your city’s mayor’s office.
This document provides sample answers for one Initiative Template. While the template can be completed in various ways depending on the type of initiative, this should give you a feel for the level of detail and information that we’re looking for. Please treat it as just one example.