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Grant

C4O Urban Grants

Support for your local associations's organizing efforts.
Published: 07/2020

NEA's C40 Urban Grant funding can be used to support your local's efforts to increase membership and build its power by identifying issues, strengthening worksite leader systems and structures, and implementing organizing campaigns.

The application deadline is October 17, 2020.

C4O Urban Grants application process

Before you Begin:

  1. Have an electronic copy of your Affiliate’s completed IRS W-9 Form available on your computer (you will be required to upload it in the next step). Download blank IRS W-9 Form. If you do not know your affiliate’s Federal Employee Identification Number (EIN), you can use the following link to look it up:

    Local Affiliates EIN Lookup

  2. To submit your Affiliate's completed W-9, please click on the link below.Within the capture form, please make sure to select the appropriate Center/Department to whom your affiliate is submitting a grant request.

    NEA-W-9 Submission Form

  3. Download a copy of the Blank C4O Urban Grants Application, familiarize yourself with it and gather all required information.

How to Apply:

  1. You will be required to create an NEA Applicant ID and Password if you are applying for the first time.  To create a new NEA Applicant ID and Password, click the New Applicant? link under the E-mail input box on the first page of the application and follow instructions.
  2. Next, you will be prompted for your Affiliate's EIN.  You should already have this number from Step 1 of Before you Begin.  If you cannot locate your EIN using the search resources provides and your grant application is time-sensitive, a link is provided to bypass this requirement.
  3. Once in the application, provide all the required information.  The Save and Finish Later button will save your in-progress application to your NEA Applicant Account to complete later.
  4. Finally, once you feel your application is complete, click the Review and Submit button.  Missing information will be flagged, and you will have to provide it before you can submit your application.
  5. For questions, please email MSchoettle@nea.org.

 

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