The Fairfield community is supporting its non-profits in a new way. Here’s how.

Fairfield City Council will consider a projected $71.4 expenditure budget for 2019. MICAHEL D. PITMAN/STAFF

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Fairfield City Council will consider a projected $71.4 expenditure budget for 2019. MICAHEL D. PITMAN/STAFF

Through the generosity of one of its donors, the Fairfield Community Foundation is partnering with Community Development Professionals to offer a new grant.

The purpose of the Sustainability Grant is to help prepare an organization’s long term success by offering the selected nonprofit a one year executive training program with Community Development Professionals (CDP). CDP will work with nonprofit leadership to develop a Nonprofit Development Strategy and execute an action plan over the year.

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The goal of the Sustainability Grant is to see a measurable improvement over the year. By strengthening the organization, Fairfield Community Foundation will further its desire to ensure long term success of programs by supporting best practices in our community.

Organizations must provide projects or services of direct benefit to citizens of Fairfield and Fairfield Township. Grant making policy and specific grant decisions are made by the Board of Trustees.

If interested in submitting an application, go to www.fairfieldcommunityfoundation.org. The deadline for submissions of the grant application is March 17. For more information, call Linda Yarger, President of the Fairfield Community Foundation at 513-829-6355.

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