Press Release - 2018 Finalists Announced
November 8, 2018 (Jacksonville, Florida): THE GREATER SUM FOUNDATION today named eighteen nonprofit organizations chosen to advance to a “final pitch round” in a competition for funding and services organized by the grant-giving Foundation. The finalists represent twelve states and the District of Columbia with programs covering the categories of education, environment, health, and community building.
“The Greater Sum was founded to support innovation in the non-profit sector,” Anna Taylor, Executive Director of the Greater Sum, said. “We use this competition to identify organizations with great potential to make the world better. After their written applications showed significant promise, our ‘final pitch round’ gives these 18 finalists an opportunity to present their work to potential stakeholders in a high energy, engaging way.”
Pitches will be delivered via video through November 2018; winners will be notified in January 2019. Winning organizations will secure funds in the range of $10k-25k, a year’s worth of HR Consulting Services donated by Dynamic Corporate Solutions, Inc., as well as the services of skills-based volunteers.
Contact: Anna Taylor, Executive Director anna-at-thegreatersum-dot-org (904) 990-4389
ABOUT THE GREATER SUM FOUNDATION: The Greater Sum Foundation supports innovation in the nonprofit sector by providing funding, subject matter expertise, networking, and professional development opportunities to early stage nonprofits. The Greater Sum Foundation’s combination of funding and services is designed to support the development of new programming, expansion of service capacity, or adoption of technological advancements that will fuel the winners’ vital work in their communities. Our ideal nonprofit partners are collaborative nonprofit social entrepreneurs whose work demonstrates great potential in our focus areas of community building, education, environment, and health. Find us online at: http://www.thegreatersum.org. Twitter/Instagram/Facebook: @GreatersumFound
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