21 Square Grant Program for Community Development Nonprofits

December 6, 2021

Square Financial Services, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Utah, has launched the 21 Squared Grant program supporting community development nonprofits in the state. Through the program, Square Financial Services will be awarding twenty-one 501(c)(3) nonprofits with microgrants of $2,100 to help support the critical community development work that goes on at the local level.

In alignment with Square’s purpose of economic empowerment, the 21 Squared Grant Initiative is intended for nonprofits in Utah that engage in community development work focused on one of the following areas:

  • Small business development
  • Affordable housing
  • Reentry support and entrepreneurship
  • Financial capability and wellness

Here is the link to the application which is due December 31, 2021.

Selection Criteria:

  • Quality and strength of the applying organization to achieve goals
  • Innovativeness and effectiveness of the application, project and/or organization
  • Potential impact on the Utah community
  • Alignment with Square Financial Services’ core values and organizational pillars

Applicants will be notified via email if they are selected for funding by February 1, 2022.

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