Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation.< >
Strategic Capacity Building.< >
FUND Consulting has been working with the Citizen Potawatomi CDC, a non profit community development organization, to build strategic capacity secure funding for organizational capacity building and project specific initiatives. Since 2005, FUND’s team has written successful grant applications resulting in over $8.3 million in awards for the organization. In 2005, the FUND team wrote a successful grant application for $650,000 to the CDFI Fund and followed this up in 2006 with a successful grant application for $635,000, $606,218 in 2007, $1,065,690 in 2008, $2,000,000 in 2009, $725,000 in 2010, $99,999 in 2011, and $750,000 in 2013. In addition, FUND prepared grant applications to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Wells Fargo NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance resulting in $1.8 million in awards. FUND Consulting has also supported the organization with analysis of impact, market analyses, and strategic planning. As a result, the organization has been able to fund and better support more small businesses that are creating jobs in the local area.