impact nonprofit program

Each year CBE Week recognizes and supports a class of Impact Nonprofits – the unsung heroes who are positively impacting diverse communities and inspiring the next generation of leaders. 

cbe's impact
nonprofit program

In 2019, CBEWeek’s Impact Nonprofit Program will feature Bay Area organizations devoted to addressing the social, economic, and academic challenges facing our talented youth. If you are a nonprofit that is supporting communities of color through programs designed to uplift first generation college students of color, we want to hear from you!

The 2019 Class of Impact Nonprofit organizations will be profiled throughout CBE Week and eligible for project-based awards generated from a variety of sponsored events. Wholly aligned with its mission to support the continuing achievements of the Black community, CBE Week is honored to partner with Bay Area organizations investing valuable resources in the ultimate success of our future leaders. 

APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR 2019

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICANTS

To qualify for funding, an organization must be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, with a minimum of three years in operation.

FUNDING REQUIREMENTS

A nonprofit that receives funding from CBE Week must use that funding for the purpose noted in its application and consistent with the described goals and objectives provided therein.

Benefits for
Selected Organizations

  • Nomination for Impact Nonprofit 2019 Award
  • Profiled as nonprofit award recipient throughout CBE Week
  • Funding for nonprofit program
  • Featured at select CBE Week events
  • Pitch day - Vendor Fair (1 vendor table)
  • Inclusion of activities in CBE Week newsletter
  • Profiled on CBE Week website
  • 2019 Summit tickets
  • 2019 Gala tickets

PREVIOUS IMPACT NONPROFITS

The theme for 2018 was nonprofits promoting STEM and entrepreneurship in communities of color.

how
to apply

CBE Week is seeking proposals for project-based programs supporting its core mission and Impact Nonprofit Goals for 2019. A variety of program types are welcome and qualify for funding, if they address: the social, economic, and/or academic challenges facing future first generation high school and/or college graduates. 

APPLICATION PROCESS

CBE Week is seeking proposals for project-based programs supporting its core mission and Impact Nonprofit Goals for 2019. A variety of program types are welcome and qualify for funding, if they address: the social, economic, and/or academic challenges facing future first generation high school and/or college graduates.

1. Cover Letter

Provide a brief statement of what your proposal asks for, and summarize the project for which you are seeking support. In this portion of the submission, you will have a chance to introduce your organization and overall mission to CBE Week and its Advisory Board.

2. Executive Summary

This summary should provide a very brief description and overview of your organization and the specific project proposal.

3. Need Statement

Please state the purpose of your need. Explain why the issue is important, and provide any research your organization has undergone to address current needs in recent years.

4. Goals and Objectives

State the project plan and what you aim to accomplish (goals). In addition, spell out the specific results you expect to achieve (objectives).

5. Evaluation

Provide a brief explanation as to how you will assess your program’s accomplishments and evaluate the impact of your project. Include all records and data you will collect, and how that data may be used for future programs or initiatives. If the data collection costs money, please include the allocated costs for that work in your budget.

6. About Your Organization

In 2-3 paragraphs explain how you intend to use the funds responsibly to achieve projected goals. Give a brief organizational overview, state your mission, and provide a summary note on the population you serve. Also, please provide a copy of the following supporting documents: (1) an IRS letter confirming tax-exempt status; (2) a list of your board of directors and their affiliations; and (3) a budget for your current fiscal year.

7. Budget

Attach a short budget showing expected expenses and income. The expenses portion should include, direct project fees, and any anticipated administrative costs.

SELECTION CRITERIA

The internal criteria for reviewing submissions includes (but shall not be limited to) the following overview:

NOMINATE AN
IMPACT NONPROFIT

Nominate a nonprofit to be featured during CBE Week and granted funding for a program.


Applications are currently closed please check back in March 2019

VOLUNTEER WITH AN IMPACT NONPROFIT

There are plenty of opportunities to give back by volunteering to work with one of the Impact Nonprofits!

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