Grant Cycle MEMBERSHIP

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Our Grant Cycle membership level is ideal

for professionals from all sectors

—public, private, and nonprofit—

that want to collaborate with high-impact nonprofits serving our Bay Area communities.

what you give:

  • Minimum commitment 10-15 hours/month for 6 consecutive months on at least one project. *Team leadership opportunities available for Members interested in accelerating their own impact and learning.
     

  • $2,500/annually or $209/month, which funds a $15,000 grant to the nonprofit partner you work with
    and this program.
     

  • A commitment to attending FCF’s Power & Privilege training and helping create an equitable community”

what you get:

  • Opportunities to learn about pressing social impact areas and transformational solutions.
     

  • Direct involvement with and ability to support high impact, trusted local nonprofits that have been vetted by the Full Circle Fund team and community.
     

  • Leadership development: applying skills in creative new ways, building empathy and trust, and appreciating the differences between nonprofit and for-profit organizations.
     

  • Build new technical skills or sharpen old ones.
     

  • Experience working cross-functionally on unique challenges.
     

  • Build relationships across sectors.
     

  • Network gatherings that create connections with fellow leaders in social impact from all backgrounds.

 

key dates:
Please assume all events are virtual until further notice.

 Events are scheduled 4:00-5:30pm PT

  • May 5 - Power & Privilege Training Session
     

  • May 10-14 - Worksession Part 1: Kickoff/Intros/Team Building
     

  • May 17-24 - Worksession Part 2: Rescoping/Discovery/Deliverables
     

  • Aug 10-12 - Wrap-up Sessions

I am ready!

Renew existing memberships or become part of our active network.

I'D Like more INformation...

EngagE in OUR grant cycle

Since 2000, Full Circle Fund has partnered with 100+ organizations at different stages to increase capacity.
 
HOW WE PARTNER
Grant Cycle Members select up to 8  organizations annually, award a financial grant of $15,000 and define a project or initiative to complete over the course of six months.
Expand your knowledge and grOW as a leader

Learn about trends and solutions in social issues by partnering with Bay Area based nonprofits. Participate in tailored educational programs and thoughtleadership sessions.

Leverage your strengths and resources

Utilize your expertise, skills and network to accelerate the success of inspiring leaders, organizations and social causes.​ Share your lessons. Mentor rising leaders.

Amplify your impact

See your financial contribution go further with curated set of best local organizations through our giving circle model. Experience the 'beyond the dollars' approach of creating lasting strategic impact. 

Make meaningful friendships and connections

Gain access to thought leaders and social changemakers across private, nonprofit and public sectors. Meet like-minded people and garner content you cannot get on your own. 

OUR FOUR IMPACT AREAS CALLed CIRCLES 

Improving the effectiveness of education for underserved communities

Enacting positive environmental change and promoting the green economy

Investing in innovative and scalable models

Identifying and advancing solutions in public health and healthcare

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Through Full Circle Fund, I’ve been able to meet professionals with diverse skillsets and experiences who are making an impact in education. This has helped me to develop a deeper understanding of equity and access issues in the education space and inspires me to embark on my own journey of impact as well.

Brittany Cheng, Product Manager, Yelp​