Capacity building is an investment in the effectiveness and future sustainability of an organization. We Raise Foundation encourages Emerging Leader and GrantsPlus recipients to take advantage of We Raise team experts, as well as professional growth and networking opportunities to strengthen the program, the organization as a whole, and individual leadership skills.
Through extensive conversation with our grantees and program partners, it has been overwhelmingly shared that the greatest need to ensure sustainability is fundraising and capacity building.
In response to this need, our strategic approach to being in partnership with our grantees includes educational support for resource development.
For GrantsPlus grantees, in addition to the financial award, We Raise Foundation staff will also:
GrantsPlus grantees are also invited to participate in professional or organizational development activities. For GrantsPlus grantees, reimbursement of up to $2,500 is available each year of the grant term.
Reimbursable capacity building activities include:
Emerging Leader grantees receive $5,000 worth of leadership development support in addition to attendance at We Raise’s Emerging Leader Convening. This support includes: