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Financial Institution Collaborative

2022: Request for Proposals (RFP)


2021-2022 FIC RFP

CBO funding for existing high IMPACT projects/programs 


The Financial Institution Collaborative (The Collaborative) is a funder-led collective impact effort to fund activities that support the Promise Zone’s goals. The Collaborative (formerly FIPO) is an informal initiative comprised of banks, credit unions, philanthropic organizations, public/private entities, and support from the Sacramento Promise Zone. The Collaborative also increases visibility and awareness of local organizations, community needs, projects, and significant initiatives for local and national funders.

$50,000 - $150,000 in funding is available. Depending on the proposal, there may be an opportunity to fund a larger project.

Please note that depending on the number of participating funders, there may be an opportunity to fund a larger project or more than one project.

The banks/funders are looking for existing, high impact (i.e. number of people served and partnerships) project(s)/programs(s) in the Promise Zone.
Proposed project(s)/program(s) must align with 1 or more of the following focus areas along with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) requirements:


  • Small Business Technical Assistance                 

  • Workforce Development                       

  • Affordable Housing


Benefits of applying: 

  • Organization exposure

  • Program/Project exposure

  • Opportunity to leverage funds

  • Establish relationships with funders

  • (If awarded) $50,000 - $150,000 in funding. 

Please contact Julius Austin, Sacramento Promise Zone Coordinator, with any questions at or at (916) 449-6212. 

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