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 JOIN US IN CREATING A CULTURE OF DREAMERS

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DREAM BIG
 

Dream Big is a new initiative coming from the Solomon Valley Community Foundation.

We want to know what your dreams are for Mitchell County and we want to encourage you to Dream Big! We have $50,000 to give, here's what we're looking for

WHAT IS 

 

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COMMUNITY IMPACT

TANGIBLE OUTCOME: produces outcomes that can be readily observed

ECONOMIC IMPACT: has the potential to create economic opportunities

COMMUNITY IMPACT: is designed to create measurable impact within one or more of the communities within Mitchell County

02

INNOVATION

COLLABORATION: involves collaboration among new and unusual partners or existing partners working together in new ways

INNOVATION: project is innovative and presents a creative solution to a community challenge or opportunity

EXPANDING CAPACITY: project involves new activities for the organization(s) and not just a continuation of existing work

03

QUALITY PLAN

LEADERSHIP: there is a defined project team that represents the collaborative partners and has the capacity to implement the project

SUSTAINABILITY: the project has a plan to sustain the work

 

ALIGNMENT: the project builds on ideas identified through Strategic Doing or other community process

04

FINANCIALS

BUDGET PLANNING: the project has a well-articulated and adequate budget to support project implementation

*Dream Big dollars can not act as a primary funding source

LEVERAGE: the project has secured financial resource commitments already or has a well-defined plan for raising resources beyond the Dream Big grant support

Dream Big Community Wide Forum

THANK YOU & CONGRATULATIONS
 

to the committees who have moved onto the application process. Your leadership and passion for our communities is truly inspiring!