Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative Grants, totaling $500,000, will help nonprofits use technology effectively to reduce administrative costs and advance their missions
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — February 15, 2006 — Salesforce Foundation, the global leader in integrating philanthropy and business, today announced the Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative, a grant program designed to foster and enhance technology deployment for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative Grants will be awarded in three categories; Development, Regional Mission Support, and Turn-It-Up, each focused on helping nonprofit organizations obtain, implement, and maximize use of technologies to reduce administrative costs and to advance and extend their missions.
The Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative Grant Program consists of:
Nonprofit recipients will be chosen based on their ability and motivation to share best practices within the nonprofit community; the impact the grant will have on the organization's efficacy; the financial necessity of the donation; and the strength of the organization's plan for supporting successful implementation. The Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative review committee consists of a group of salesforce.com employees representing each salesforce.com department. Final awards are decided by the Salesforce Foundation staff with counsel from its Board of Directors when appropriate. For more information on the Salesforce Foundation Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative, please visit www.salesforcefoundation.org.
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