Jumpstart Fundraising Technical Assistance Program Grant Application Open Jan. 27 – Feb. 16!

Jumpstart is a Fundraising Technical Assistance Competitive Grant Opportunity offered to Kern County nonprofits. It is a partnership among Kern Community Foundation, Network for Good and the County of Kern. Through Jumpstart, a small cohort of Kern nonprofits benefits from the use of state-of-the-art fundraising tools and individualized coaching for a 12-month period at a greatly reduced tuition cost. Via this unique private-public partnership, we, as a community, are working to improve nonprofit sustainability one agency at a time.

The Jumpstart 2021 Grant Application Period is open from Noon Wednesday, Jan. 27 through 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. Eligible nonprofits serving Kern County that are registered with Kern Community Foundation, have a minimum Silver Transparency Rating on GuideStar.org, and have never participated in Jumpstart in the past will be able to apply.

Click here to access a Slide Presentation about Jumpstart 2021, including a description of the program, applicant qualifying criteria, and time/monetary investment expectations of potential grantees. The recording of our Jan. 27, 2021 Informational Webinar may be accessed by clicking on this link.

Go to our Available Grants page (kernfoundation.org/grants) to apply online.

Questions? Please write to Louis@kernfoundation.org.