Cumulative 5-Year Summary (FY ’06-’07 through FY ’10-‘11)
Neighborhood Small Grant Program
Total amount of grants awarded: $829,354
Total number of organization projects funded: 443
Average dollar amount awarded: $1,812
Total amount requested in applications: $2,680,798
Total number of organization projects requesting funding: 871
Total amount of leveraged dollars: $4,489,544
Avg. % of funds spent on admin to manage grants: 9%
Lead Organization Types: 443 projects funded. 38% (168 unduplicated of 443) to under-represented organization projects identified as serving people of color, immigrant/refugee, low-income, youth and people w/disabilities (some groups identified with several categories.)
Project Type: 443 projects funded to date. 55% (244 unduplicated of 443) projects addressed outreach to or engagement with underrepresented organizations defined as people of color, immigrant/refugee, low-income, youth and people with disabilities.
* Numerous projects address multiple project types affecting different constituency groups, resulting in total in percentages exceeding 100%.
Thanks to student interns Max Bernstein and Darrell Croteau for their many hours of assistance compiling data summarizing the first five years of the neighborhood small grants program.