Management Assistance and Capacity Building Funding Available
Did you know that funding and other resources are available to help nonprofit board, staff, and volunteer leaders develop their governance and management skills? The Dyson Foundation’s Management Assistance Program offers mini-grants to Mid-Hudson Valley nonprofits for consultancy and training, which may be provided by the New York Council of Nonprofits, and is available to organizations located in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, and Ulster counties.
By providing organizations with the financial support to hire consultants to lead specific capacity building activities, the Mini-Grant Program helps Mid-Hudson Valley nonprofits improve their governance practices, internal operations, program development, administration, and management to better achieve their missions.
Program Details If eligible, your nonprofit can apply at any time throughout the year as applications are reviewed on an on-going basis. The Dyson Foundation particularly encourages applications from organizations that:
Grantees are responsible for the remaining 20% of the project budget. Applicants may include overhead costs (up to 12% of the total budget) but not staff time on a proposed mini-grant budget. Organizations are generally limited to one mini-grant in a calendar year.
NYCON staff are available to help determine your Capacity Building needs and provide you with a project proposal for your Mini-Grant Program Application
Mid-Hudson Valley Office:
Main Office: 272 Broadway, Albany NY, 12204 | Regional Offices: NYC, Oneonta, Poughkeepsie, Rochester | p. (800) 515-5012 • f. (844) 802-2204 • e. email@example.com