Our team is ready to provide boots-on-the-ground support in bringing your idea to life.
Before submitting your idea for consideration, please examine whether it meets the following criteria:
Does your idea?
Fall within The Penny Foundation’s mission?
Address one of the following community issues: Education, Community Development, or Economic Development?
Have a committee or workgroup assigned to monitor the program/project?
Have a plan for evaluating your efforts?
Identify the various resources needed to run the program (funding, facilities, clients, program staff, and volunteers)?
Have processes in place to deliver services (such as how clients are counseled, children are cared for, art is created, or how association members are supported)?
Outline the specific outputs to measure your program’s effectiveness (such as the number of clients counseled, children cared for, artistic pieces produced, or members in the association)?
Outline the specific outcomes, or impacts on the clients who are receiving the services, (such as increased mental health, safe and secure development, richer artistic appreciation and perspectives in life or increased effectiveness among members)?
Did you know?
The Penny Foundation benefits low-to-moderate-income individuals and/or families. In accordance with the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, income must fall at or below 80% of the Median Family Income (MFI) to be considered a low or moderate-income individual and/or family. 80% of the MFI in Birmingham, AL is $66,640.
Contact us today to discuss your program and how working with The Penny Foundation can assist.