The SILA Foundation’s ‘FOOTPRINT’ Grant is presented during the annual SILA National Education Conference. To qualify, the organization must be located in the city hosting the conference. The organization must be an approved 501(c)3 non-profit. The organization must also provide opportunities or educational activities to the general public that develop and/or improve the individual’s capabilities that enhance their personal career and/or general wellbeing. Activity may include personal development, job skill improvement, industry-based education materials, courses, public discussion groups, panels, lectures, personal career development, mentoring, job training, job fairs, or other programs deemed appropriate by the Foundation.
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- The award amount is $1,000.
- It is presented to an IRS 501(c)3 non-profit or an established educational institution that supports and/or emulates the purpose of the SILA Foundation, as described in the about ‘SILA Foundation Footprint Project Profile’.
- July – August each year, the Foundation Outreach & Events Committee shall review and vote on top-candidates. The Foundation Board of Trustees shall determine the winning organization by September 1st each year. The formal in-person presentation shall be made during the SILA National Education Conference.
- Periodic sharing of progress reports and statements which reflect how the grant funds awarded impacted the chosen organization would be appreciated by the Foundation. The Foundation is free to make public via its website or other public means the project and impact.
If you’d like to be considered or would like to nominate an organization to be considered for one of our Footprint Project grants, simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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