17 December 2005

Opportunity for Community and Faith-based Organizations in Los Angeles County


INTRODUCTION – World Vision is proud to be one of the 14 organizations in the U.S. selected in 2006 to offer sub-award grants and technical assistance opportunities to community and faith-based organizations (CB/FBO) in Pomona and parts of South Los Angeles through the Compassion Capital Demonstration Fund Program. However, technical assistance and training is available to organizations throughout Los Angeles County.

PURPOSE – The Tools for Transforming Communities program was designed to build capacity in Pomona and South Los Angeles neighborhoods (see listing of eligible zip codes below) and community and faith-based organizations with:
  • Technical assistance workshops to community and faith-based organizations; and
  • Competitive grant opportunities to community and faith-based organizations.

AWARD AMOUNTS – The Tools for Transforming Communities sub-award fund for FY 2006-2007 is approximately $300,000. Awards will range from approximately $10,000 to $15,000 each, the amount not to exceed 20% of your organization’s annual budget.

APPLICATION PROCESS – Organizations interested in participating in this program, need to contact Martin Garcia before January 9 to receive additional information about the process to participate in the program. More information will be provided by the first week of January 2006.

For more information, please contact:
[Contact me using the comments section for the contact information]

Eligibility: Sub-awards available for CB/FBOs serving communities located in zip codes 91766 and 91768 (Pomona) and 90008, 90043, 90047, and 90062 (South Los Angeles). For more information regarding organizations outside of these zip codes, please contact me.

DISCLAIMER: This project is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration of Children & Families. Total cost of this project is $937,540.00. Federal funds awarded for this project total $750,000 (80% of the total project). Non-government funding for this project is $187,540.00 (20%).

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization dedicated to helping children and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty. We serve the world’s poor, regardless of a person’s religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

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