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Apply now! Innovation Catalyst Grant Applications will close on November 23

United Way of Central Ohio is still accepting applications for Innovation Catalyst. A limited number of grants are still available!

Innovation Catalyst is an intensive 10-month program that provides training, coaching and capacity-building consultation for nonprofit organizations in central Ohio. This program is made possible through generous support from the AEP Foundation, The Columbus Foundation, IGS Energy and United Way of Central Ohio. Innovation Catalyst Grants: Organizations selected to participate in Innovation Catalyst will be supported through a limited number of grants of $12,750 each, to provide for the development of more sustainable, impactful programs and ventures. These grant dollars will be applied directly to program costs.

This competitive grant process is open to any registered 501(c)3 nonprofit in central Ohio that wishes to develop programs or social enterprises that generate new revenue while creating meaningful social impact.

Requirements: To be considered for one of these grants, your organization will need to:

1. Provide matching funds of $4,250 toward the program costs.

2. Commit to full participation in the Innovation Catalyst immersion program. This is an intensive 10-month process that integrates group training and consultation with individual support. Over the course of the Catalyst program, each organization will build an Impact Team, participate in regular group sessions with the entire cohort, and work to craft and present a complete business plan that is ready for launch.

3. Submit a complete application here by November 23rd!

We hope you will give serious consideration to this great opportunity to drive greater impact and financial sustainability in your organization.

If you have any questions please reach out to Matt Lewis at Causeimpact:

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