SVC Student Philanthropists Collaborate with The Bank of Bennington to Invest in the Bennington Community
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Seeking Requests for ProposalsSouthern Vermont College’s Philanthropy-Investing in the Community class has provided students the opportunity to share $5,000 in grant funding (supported by The Bank of Bennington) with Bennington County organizations. The class has been purposefully organized into three teams, each with a passion and interest in a specific area of need. NOTE: RFPs are now being released to the community, and organizations will have four weeks to submit applications. The deadline for RFP submissions will be April 17, 2013. For questions, contact Professor Jeb Gorham at email@example.com.
The student teams have shared the following pre-Request for Proposals information:
Grant Opportunity for environmental education program
Our Southern Vermont College Philanthropy team is seeking to award a grant to an organization that will provide environmental education programs to the Bennington area. We will provide $1,600 to a non-profit organization demonstrating commitment to environmental sustainability through support of a new or existing environmental program. We hope to encourage local youth to understand and appreciate the natural world through activities that promote social consciousness, stewardship of natural resources, and community collaboration. For more information, please contact Nicole Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLICK HERE for the Request for Proposal for Environmental Education Grant.
wellness program Grant opportunity
We are looking for a non-profit organization within Bennington County that is interested in supporting workplace wellness in our community. Our goal is to provide funding to an organization that will support programs that promote health and wellness for Bennington’s workforce. Funding should be utilized to provide educational resources and encouragement to participants and businesses. Our team will grant $1,600 to an organization that best meets our grant criteria. For more information, please contact Douglas Spingola at email@example.com.
CLICK HERE for the Request for Proposal for Wellness Program Grant.
youth enrichment grant
Our Southern Vermont College Philanthropy team is seeking to award a $1,600 grant to a non-profit organization focused on enriching the lives of youth in Bennington County. Our team’s mission is to support an organization that will create or enhance an after school or summer program that promotes responsibility, honesty, and communication. The most qualified applicants should provide opportunities for 10-15-year-old children to have fun while learning in new and creative ways. If there are any questions, please contact Pierre Massena at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLICK HERE for the Request for Proposal for Youth Enrichment Grant.
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