Thursday, January 31, 2008

Upcoming Grants and City of Miami Announcement

RGK Foundation

Application Deadline: There is no deadline for submitting an electronic letter of inquiry. Foundation staff reviews electronic letters of inquiry on an ongoing basis and typically responds within two days, but asks that applicants allow up to two weeks for a response. The foundation will send an e-mail message to each organization either declining its request or inviting it to submit a formal application packet for further consideration.

Description: The RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of education, community, and medicine/health.

Who May Apply: Grants are made only to nonprofit organizations certified as tax-exempt under Sections 501(c)(3) or 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code and classified as "not a private foundation" under Section 509(a).

Funding Amount: While the foundation does award some grants of more than $25,000, the average grant will be under $25,000.
For more information, go to:

US Agency for International Development
South Africa USAID-Pretoria


WHAT: Please join The City of Miami, Mayor Manny Diaz, The Miami NICE partners, Community Leaders and Mr. Jay Hein, Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, for the launch of Miami NICE – The City of Miami’s Compassion Capital Fund Demonstration Program. This program, funded by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, will provide training, technical assistance and sub-awards to eligible nonprofit, faith-based and community organizations providing services to those most in need in our communities.

WHEN: February 1, 2008, 10:30 - 11:30 am

WHERE: The Library Auditorium at Miami-Dade County Public Library
(Downtown Miami)
Miami Dade Cultural Center, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL
Parking available in the adjacent
Miami-Dade Cultural Center Plaza Garage
50 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33131

This event is open to the public and members of
Faith-based and Community Based Organizations

Miami NICE Partners
(Network for Integration, Compassion and Empowerment)
The City of Miami
City of Miami Mayor’s Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives
Miami-Dade County Office of Strategic Business Management
The Children’s Trust
Center on Nonprofit Effectiveness (C-One)
Alliance for Human Services
Family and Children’s Faith Coalition of South Dade
United Way of Miami-Dade.

For more information, please contact
Denise Wallace, Director of Policy and Legislation.
Office of the Mayor City of Miami
tel. 305.250.5300