One Minneapolis Fund Application 2018
Thank you for your interest in supporting leadership in underrepresented communities! All proposals must be submitted using this form. You will not be able to save progress and return later while completing the form, however, you may preview the application form on the One Minneapolis Fund webpage here:
You must upload each attachment one at a time.
- Detailed project schedule with work plan.
- Key staff with relevant qualifications (2 pages maximum)
- List of board members and their affiliations.
- Most recent year's financial statements with a balance sheet.
- Most recent year's organizational budget (highlight income from government)
- Project budget
- Most recent 990 tax form or audit.
- Current IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter (or fiscal agent's letter).
- Proof of general liability insurance with $2 million in coverage.
- Annual report (if available).
Information about Organization
Name of organization
Legal name of entity (if different)
City, State, Zip
Employer Identification Number (EIN)
Name of contact person regarding this application
Title of contact person regarding this application
Phone number of contact person regarding this application
Email address of contact person regarding this application
Name of top paid staff
Title of top paid staff
Phone number of top paid staff
Email address of top paid staff
Which of the following describes your organization
If your organization is neither a 501(c)(3) nonprofit nor an eligible public entity, you must secure a fiscal agent.
Public agency or unit of government
Fiscal Agent Information
If you are neither a 501(c)(3) nor an eligible public entity, you must provide the following information about your fiscal agent.
List name and address of fiscal agent
Fiscal agent’s EIN number
Select which proposal category you are applying for.
Read the definitions of Group A and Group B on the One Minneapolis Fund website:
Overview of project (100 word maximum):
Geographic Area Served
Population Groups Served
Project Date Range
Please list start and end dates for your project.
Organizational Fiscal Year End Date
Dollar Amount Requested
Total Annual Organizational Budget
Percent of Income from Government Sources
Percent of annual organizational income received from government sources.
Total Project Budget
Include funding you may receive from other funders for this project.
Proposal Narrative Questions
Please do not write more than 500 words in response to each of the remaining questions on this application form.
What is the extent of this project’s involvement with the community served?
Are collaborations and partnerships with other entities and groups an essential part of this project? If yes, please explain the extent of this collaboration.
Partner entities can include other communities, neighborhood organizations, or City departments.
How will this project advance equity and inclusion in the city?
What are the goals and measurable outcomes of this project?
Does your organization have the capacity to manage and implement this project from start to finish? Please explain the continuous course of implementation.
How will the work and outcome of this project be sustained after the term of the project?
What previous experience does your organization have with community engagement and leadership development work?
How will this project increase public engagement levels in the targeted audience?
How will this project develop leadership within the targeted audience(s)?
This next question only applies to proposals for Group A funding.
How will this project increase involvement of diverse residents in City leadership groups, such as boards, commissions and neighborhood organizations?
Include as much detail as possible.
These next three questions only apply to proposals for Group B funding.
Why is this project needed, and what issue(s) will engaging your target audience(s) address?
Who is(are) the target audience(s) of this project, and how many target-audiences will it serve?
How will the project involve community members to address the issue(s)?
This refers to the issues you identified in the question before last.
These questions are required for all applicants.
Please provide a brief summary of organization history, mission and goals.
How does the organizational leadership, both paid and volunteer, represent the communities you work with?
Please be as specific as possible.
How is the organization connected to the communities it serves?
How is the organization actively working to build an inclusive Minneapolis?
Please give examples beyond this project alone.
Have your organization's board chair or top paid staff person sign their name electronically below to authorize the submission of your application for funding through the One Minneapolis Fund and the validity of the information you have provided in this application.
Signature of Board Chair or Top Paid Staff
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