The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC), along with the Executive Sponsor – Wells Fargo, is pleased to invite you to participate in the 2016 Microgrant Program, which offers grants to local/regional organizations in the amount of $5,000 – $15,000 depending on the complexity of the project and subject to the decision of the judging committee.

The total grants’ amount for this year is $70,000.

The purpose of this grant is to assist in expanding capacity and technical assistance through an existing program offered to your members.

In order to be eligible, you will have to submit an online application

by the due date of Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Winners will be announced by May 13, 2016.

When choosing an existing program, please keep in mind that the grant funding period will be from June 2016 to June  2017.

As a grant winner, you will be asked to create a mid-year progress report presentation describing how you utilized the funds to enhance the program.  The report will need to include details on: program overview and its need in the community, past events, program summary and updates, registration numbers and attendance list, photos, social media mentions, survey results, use of funds, specific desired outcomes, moving forward and timeline as well as flyers, program agendas and any related materials that will help us get a deeper understanding of the program and evaluate it.

A final report will be due to USPAACC and Wells Fargo at the end of your grant funding period.

Headquartered in Washington D.C., USPAACC reaches its nationwide network of Asian American businesses through regional chapters in California, Texas, New York, Georgia, Illinois, and the National Capital Area of D.C.-Maryland-Virginia.  Founded in 1984, USPAACC opens doors to business, educational and professional opportunities for Asian Americans and their business partners in corporate America, government at the federal, state, and local levels, and the small and minority community.

We look forward to your participation, and best of luck!

Best regards,

Michelle Yin

Executive Assistant / Chamber Relations Coordinator

US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce

Education Foundation

1329 18th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

202-296-5221 I 202-378-1135 direct

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