Wells Fargo NEXT Awards


Planning Grants

To help potential applicants conduct planning and market research to further their expansion strategy prior to applying for the NEXT Opportunity Award in March 2013, the NEXT Awards - through the generosity of the Kresge Foundation - is making a small pool of planning grants available to prospective applicants. Grants up to $20,000 per CDFI can support research or planning to expand a CDFI’s geographic or product coverage. Applications must be submitted by November 2, 2012.

An information session will be available on October 11, 2012 at 2:30 PM ET to learn more about the application process. Please e-mail [email protected] if you are interested in attending the information session.

Application Guidelines and Timeline


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