Innovation Fund Round 2 Application Process


We’ve tried to make the application process clear and convenient!

First, get the Request for Proposals and review it to make sure that you’re eligible.

Assuming you are, then check out the Instructions for the Application. Really, check them out: Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Application Instructions and the worksheet included there carefully before beginning the Application Form.  You can also download the instructions and worksheet in Microsoft Word if that’s more convenient.

When you’re ready, complete the application.  Note that the deadline for application is  5 PM on May 31, 2013.

A conference call/webinar was held on April 22, 2013 to answer questions about the RFP and the application process. Recordings of the call are available.  In addition, a FAQs sheet with additional questions and answers will be posted and updated periodically.  Please direct any additional questions to innovation@afgg.org.   We will respond to all questions received before 5pm on May 29, 2013.

 

Eligibility Criteria

An eligible organization has identified a clear strategy for mission-relevant, revenue generating activity and conducted enough of the needed preliminaries (e.g., studies, technical assistance, market analysis, etc.) to have in place a mature strategy for execution, all as reflected in a solid business plan, so that Innovation Fund resources will be used for implementation.  An eligible organization also:

  • is a 501(c)3 organization in the United States (including so called “friends of” and US fiscal agents for non-U.S. NGOs);
  • is engaged in in areas of health, education, environment, poverty and/or world relations outside the United States;
  • can demonstrate in quantitative terms the concrete impact it has made in addressing the problems it  targets;
  • can demonstrate organizational stability using information that might include but is not limited to: a) years of operation; b) relatively stable revenue; c) testimonial(s), e.g., from recurring donor(s); and/or d) cumulative impact;
  •  has had total revenue over the past five years that:
    •        averaged below $20,000,000, and above $5,000,000 per year, and
    •        derived in a significant part from at least one type of traditional funding (e.g., charitable giving, government support, investment income); and
  • has quality systems of governance and financial accountability.
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Leonard Kaplan’s creation of the Alliance for Global Good was the expression of his passionate philanthropy.  It’s also the logical outgrowth of all that came before it.  Together with his wife and philanthropic partner Tobee, and through a family foundation later renamed TOLEO, they gave unselfishly of resources and time to improve their community and the world for more than twenty-five years.

Tobee & Leonard Kaplan

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The Alliance’s focus on five areas of giving—health, education, environment, poverty, and world relations—is mirrored in Leonard’s past.  He has made major gifts to Duke University Medical Center and the Duke Comprehensive Cancer and Heart Centers, to the Lineberger Cancer Center at UNC Chapel Hill, to the Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Moses Cone Hospital, and had a leadership position at the Greensboro Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.  In 2004, Leonard and Tobee built the new building for the Women’s Resource Center in Greensboro. He created scholarships for residents of Guilford County to attend North Carolina colleges and universities, and was a founding donor of Elon University Law School.  Critically, in partnership with the Kellogg Foundation, Leonard helped create the Center for Organizational Leadership, a philanthropic studies program (which was one of first nationally to educate non-profit executives).

“Everyone wants to leave something to their grandchildren.”

“The money won’t matter if the world they live in is so far gone,” Kaplan says. “The opportunity now is to take some of what might become their inheritance, and use it soon to make the world a better place.”

Addressing poverty, Leonard made possible the building of two houses for Habitat for Humanity, and by providing food for hungry people both close to home in Greensboro, and as far abroad as the former Soviet Union.   The Kaplans were staunch supporters of Trickle Up, which provides grant financing to women in the developing world who want to start their own microenterprise.

Leonard gave not only of his wealth, but also of his time and expertise, taking on leadership positions in many organizations and campaigns such as the Greater Greensboro United Way DeToqueville Society, and as a Core Member of ACTION Greensboro, a nonprofit dedicated to improving public education, revitalization of downtown Greensboro, and leveraging economic development.

Active in their community of faith, the Kaplans built a new building for the Greensboro Jewish Federation, and for the Hillel youth organization at U.N.C., Chapel Hill.  He served on the board of the Jewish Foundation of Greensboro, and on that of the national Hillel organization, and was a founder of Camp Ramah Darom.

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