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Equity & Inclusion Program

CBOs will participate in a 9-month learning journey embedding equity practices to foster transformational growth and maximize community impact. The monthly workshops will offer opportunities for deep organizational and team self-reflection through an equity lens. The timeline includes a guided internal equity audit to identify areas of need and/or growth, office hours with workshop facilitators, plus much more!

Grants of $25,000, six grants total.

Grant application for 2022 are closed, look forward to this opportunity in March, 2023.

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The Cohort Experience

CBOs will participate in a 9-month learning journey embedding equity practices to foster transformational growth and maximize community impact.

Grant Overview: August 8, 2022, 10:00 – 11:00am

2022 Workshops: September, October, November, December

2023 Workshops: January, February, March, April, May

Completion report: Due August 31, 2023

*Workshop attendance is required. Failure to maintain grant requirements may affect your ability to apply for future grants.

Evaluation Criteria

• Commitment to DEI – Does the organization describe a clear commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)?

• Challenges – Has the organization described current challenges regarding equity and inclusion substantially? Is the organization intentional with identifying examples of those challenges?

• Vision and Desire – Does the application clearly describe their desire and vision with respect to DEI?

• Goals and Results – Does the application clearly articulate the organization’s desired DEI goals and results?

• Cohort Experience – If chosen, how will this organization contribute and gain from the 9-month experience?

Equity & Inclusion Program Info Session

Join us to learn how you can partner with the Lancaster County Community Foundation through the 2022 Equity & Inclusion Program!

 

Apply Now!

Start a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the CBO Equity & Inclusion Program by May 13 at 11:59 pm. You must complete the LOI before you can start the full application. Draft applications are due for staff feedback (optional) on April 22 at 11:59 pm. The final application deadline is May 20 at 11:59 pm.

Application Process and Timeline

Read about our application process and see our full application timeline.

Info Sheet & Eligibility

Get a snapshot of everything you need to know about the Equity & Inclusion Program & view our general eligibility requirements for funding.

Eligibility Requirements

Application Questions

Get a preview of the application questions.

Email Senior Program Officer, Fran Rodriguez, at FRodriguez@LancFound.org if you have any questions.

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