December 11, 2019  |  News


Community Foundation of Boone County’s BUILDING CAPACITY: BUILDING COMMUNITY Program CONTINUES.

Applications Now open to Boone county Serving Organizations.

The Community Foundation of Boone County is proud and excited to announce the 2020 Building Capacity: Building Community program, CFBC’s initiative to provide activities and grants designed to improve and enhance a local nonprofit organizations’ ability to achieve its mission and sustainability.

After the success of the last two years Building Capacity: Building Community initiative, we are expanding programming to include six more organizations serving Boone County needs,” said Barb Schroeder, Program Director for CFBC.

In 2020, Building Capacity: Building Community will consist of two programs to choose from.

1.ROZZI LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT & EXECUTIVE COACHING PROGRAM

  • Four (4) nonprofit executive leaders or senior staff will be selected for personalized executive leadership coaching and exclusive cohort learning opportunities. This program begins on March 7, 2020 for the chosen participants. In 2019, Cynthia Young, Executive Director of SullivanMunce Cultural Center, and Pam Verbarg, Executive Director of The ARC of Greater Boone County were selected to further develop their leadership skills, guiding the organizations in today’s ever changing society. For full details on the 2020 program, click here: Rozzi Leadership Development & Executive Program.

“The Rozzi Leadership Program was transformative for me.  I will be able to use what I learned not only in my present job position, but in future positions, board appointments, self-employment or wherever life takes me.  I learned a lot about myself and my leadership style -how to apply it as I work with my Board of Directors, staff and volunteers, but also with donors, partners and collaborations.” -Cynthia Young, 2019 Leadership Program Participant

2.Deep Dive Capacity Building Grants

  • Two (2) organizations will be selected to participate in a professional consultant lead, deep dive assessment of organizational needs. CFBC will then provide a grant based on the assessment so the organization can address those needs. This program will operate on a timeline, located below. In 2019, Boone County Cancer Society and the Boys and Girls Club of Boone County were selected to take their great programs to the next level. Read the full details on the 2020 program here: 2020 Capacity Building Grant Guidelines.

Capacity Building Grant Process TIMELINE:

January 31Deadline to apply to participate in the Capacity Building Grant Program. Two organizations will be selected.
February 28Two organizations are chosen by CFBC from applicants to participate in the Capacity Building Grant Process.
March 7Nonprofit Organizational Assessment sent to organization staff and Board members. Executive Director (ED) participates in one-on-one meeting with capacity building coach during this month.
March 21Nonprofit organizational assessment completed.
During AprilNonprofit Organizational Assessment debriefed at organization’s Board of Director’s meeting;
scheduled for 2 hours.
During AprilOne-hour debrief between the capacity building coach and nonprofit's executive director within one week of their Board of Director's meeting. Request for Proposals (RFP) drafted.
During MayNonprofit's Board of Directors approves RFP.
RFP sent to consultants.
During JuneProposals from consultants are due one week before Nonprofit's Board of Directors meeting. Board reviews proposals and selects consultant by end of month.
During JulyCapacity Building Grant application submitted by organization to CFBC. Application reviewed and approved by CFBC. Consultant agreement signed.
During AugustConsultant starts work with nonprofit organization. Coach conducts monthly check-in on progress toward goals until completion.

The same link is used for both program applications and can be accessed via the Apply Now button below, or here: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=cfboone. The deadline to submit is 12:00pm, January 31, 2020.


Please contact us with your questions at 765-482-0024 or info@communityfoundationbc.org.