Capacity Building Grants

These grants help strengthen organizations by promoting continuous improvement and increasing organizational effectiveness.

Capacity Building Grants

Help organizations better achieve their missions, promote continuous improvement and increase effectiveness. Capacity Building Grants may be requested up to $10,000, for a duration lasting up to two-years.

Deadline: May 18, 2023


Applications Closed

These grants are available in the following focus areas:

  • Collaborations addressing broad unmet community needs (Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, and St. Johns counties)
  • Organizations providing services for Aging Adults with a focus on direct support for aging adults or caregiver support (Duval county only)
  • Organizations providing services for Young Children (birth to preschool) with a focus on early learning centers and caregiver/parent support to better meet their needs (Duval county only)

  • Research, Planning, and Evaluation
  • Staff and Board Training, certifications
  • Curriculum and Program Supports
  • Facilitation

Eligibility for Nonprofit Organizations:

  • Active 501(c)(3) status, and a 2-year work history
  • Located in and serving at least one of these counties: Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, St. Johns
  • Annual operating budget of $100,000 or above

We are not able to fund:

  • Athletic associations
  • Fundraising event sponsorships
  • Schools and school-based organizations (PTAs, boosters, etc)
  • Requests outside our region (must be in: Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, or St. Johns counties)

Organizations may submit only one application from the following: Program Support, Capacity Building, or Putnam County grant application.


  • April 3, 2023: Grants application process opens — Check out our ‘How to Apply’ Guide for detailed instructions!
  • Technical Assistance appointments available 4/3/23 – 5/12/23. Please submit your appointment request here.
  • May 18, 2023: Applications due by 5pm
  • July 28, 2023: Notified of grant decision
  • Grant projects must occur between August 1, 2023 and July 31, 2025

Here to Help

For more information, please contact:

Reagan Bass, MPA

Program Officer