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Community Grant Program

In 2022 Episcopal Impact Fund will make unrestricted grants of $15,000 to $30,000 each year for up to two years to nonprofits that advance its mission and share its vision:


Mission: Advancing Pathways out of Poverty

Vision: Children in the Bay Area, regardless of income, race, or zip code, grow up nurtured by healthy communities that are rich with opportunity.


Episcopal Impact Fund will fund organizations that:

  • Provide services aimed at disrupting poverty for families, youth, or young adults. in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo Counties, or the City of Palo Alto.

  • Serve children, youth and their families and caregivers.

  • Are focused on breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty.

  • Address one or more of the needs identified in Episcopal Impact Fund’s Ecosystems for Change.

  • Are qualified non-profit organizations exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code, or under the fiscal sponsorship of such an organization.

  • Have measurable goals and a method for assessing their progress on these goals.

  • Have diverse leadership, that includes representatives of the communities they serve.


For details about the application process, including deadlines, please review our FAQ.

Contact Episcopal Impact Fund at grants@episcopalimpact.org with any questions.

The application cycle for our 2021 community grant program is now closed. Thank you to all who submitted  applications. Please check back in 2022 for the next grant cycle.