Nonprofit Capacity Building Program


This is a Notice for the selection of nonprofit intermediary organizations to increase their capacity to work with small and midsize nonprofits in communities facing


resource hardship challenges to develop and implement performance measurement systems.

Grantees will provide recipients with organizational development assistance to establish procedures for measuring the outcomes and impact of their activities which will enable them to better communicate the value of their services to stakeholders, including potential funders.Funding Opportunity Description:
The Corporation for National and Community Service (the Corporation) announces the availability of approximately $1 million for a two-year cooperative agreement to fund organizations to increase the capacity of a small number of intermediary grantees to work with small and midsize nonprofits in communities facing resource hardship challenges to develop and implement performance management systems.

Grantees will provide recipients with organizational development assistance to establish procedures for measuring progress and improving performance towards intended outcomes leading to community impact.

This assistance will be awarded and administered under the Uniform Administrative Requirements and OMB’s Cost Principles applicable to the entity that receives the award.

The Corporation will host one technical assistance call to provide potential applicants with an opportunity to ask clarifying questions on the requirements of this funding opportunity.

Applicants are encouraged to participate in one of the calls.

Technical Assistance Call Information:
April 19, 2010Time:
4:00 PM Eastern Time Dial-In Number:
toll-free #800-857-3059 and verbal passcode:


If you are unable to participate in this call, it will also be recorded.

Replays are generally available one hour after a call ends.End date:
JUN-19-10 10:59 PM (CT)Toll Free Replay Number:
800-314-8301 This Notice is available at

The TTY number is 202–606-347 2. For further information or for a printed copy of this Notice, send an email to or call (202) 606-3619
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Nonprofit Capacity Building

Corporation for National and Community Service

Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service


Estimated Funding: $1,000,000

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Full announcement of competition.

Additional Information of Eligibility:
To be eligible for a NCBP award, applicants must: • Be a nonprofit organization as described in section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue code of 1986 and exempt from taxation under section 501 (a) of such code; or an entity of organization described in paragraph (1) or (2) of section 170(c) of such Code.

• Operate within a defined geographic service area that can be city-wide, multi-city, state-wide, or a limited multi-state region, and must be able to demonstrate that the nonprofits in your service area face significant resource challenges (See Section IV for justification criteria).

• Have a strong track record of providing organizational development or capacity building assistance focusing on small- to mid-size nonprofit organizations.

A further discussion of the evaluation criteria for experienced and capable intermediary nonprofit organizations can be found in Section V.

• Demonstrate cash-on-hands or commitments (or a combination thereof) of funds equal to 100% of the total budget for the Federal share.

The non-Federal share of the budget represents the dollar-for-dollar matching funds requirement under this Notice.

An 5 applicant shall provide the non-Federal share of the cost through contributions from third parties which may include the following: charitable grant-making entities, grantmaking vehicles within existing organizations, entities of corporate philanthropy, corporations, individual donors, and limited multi-state region, state or local government agencies, and/or other non-Federal sources.

If the applicant is a private foundation (as defined in section 509 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986), a donor-advised fund (as defined in section 4966 (d) (2) of such Code), or an organization which is described in section 4966 (d) (A) (B) of such Code, the applicant shall provide the non-Federal share from within its own funds.

A non-Federal share that includes donations by third parties shall be composed in a way that does not decrease prior levels of funding from the same third parties granted to the applicant in the preceding year.

Instructions for documenting match requirements as a part of the application are discussed in Section IV of this Notice.

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