Guidelines for Applying for the Stanley Stone Special Grant
This annual award of $5,000 will support a selected outstanding Negev resident who best meets the following criteria:
- The resident researches and designs a new, creative, and innovative solution to a social or economic problem unique to the Negev.
- The solution involves collaborative efforts among organizations and a strong lead young individual.
- The developer of this initiative describes how efforts will be made to connect with and attract additional funders for his/her ideas and solutions.
- The individual must be associated with an NGO or amuta. Funds will be awarded to the organization for the benefit of the recipient to support the development of the solution.
All organizations applying for funding must have be a registered amuta in Israel and must have Nihul Takin status with the Registrar of NGOs (Rasham HaAmutot).
Application deadline: November 24, 2020
Decision will be made by May 2021
- Name and email of applicant
- Innovator Idea: What is the problem or challenge you seek to address? What are your short-term and long-term visions for the success of your idea or project? Have you created any similar projects?
- Geographic Focus: Which cities/towns/regional councils will be targeted?
- Partnership: Do you plan to have partner organizations on this project? Describe the current and proposed role of the partners.
- Timeline: What is the timeline of operation for this program?
- Budget: What is the program’s overall (full) budget and the specific request from the Mack Ness Fund and potentially leveraged funds (if relevant)? Please list any other known or potential partners for funding.
- Organization name and address
- Amuta status in Israel-Renewal date
- Recommendation letters: Please attach no more than three letters of recommendation
- Current resume with a short paragraph about yourself and your journey. Why is the problem you seek to address and and the “why” behind starting this important to you?