The Jessie Ball duPont Fund knows that funders can only be as effective as the organizations that they fund. It is in our best interest to help our community-based nonprofits, educational and religious institutions be smart, financially healthy and positioned for long-term success.
The Jessie Ball duPont Fund helps its grantees build and sustain their capacity in multiple ways:
Competitive Grants: The Fund helps grantees with strategic planning, financial development, organizational development, succession planning, professional development or facilities management, among other things.
Energy Conservation Grants: The Fund provides information, resources and funding to support energy conservation activities for those organizations with physical plants to help them reduce energy consumption, reduce their carbon footprint and reduce costs. To learn more about the Fund’s work around Energy Conservation, see Saving Energy, Saving Money & Growing for the Future.
Small Grants: The Fund offers three small grants programs to support various organizational needs: