- The project must be related to housing justice, evictions, or tenants’ rights.
- The project must take place in Durham, North Carolina.
- The maximum mini-grant amount is $2,000.
- The application must demonstrate how the project is related to housing justice in Durham, North Carolina.
- These are not funds for individuals, only groups or collective organizing efforts (no official 501c3 status required).
*Activities cannot include any campaigns for or against political candidates. Activities cannot be conducted for the purpose of personal benefit. 501(c)(3)s have limitations on how much activity can be conducted to influence legislation.
- Priority to rapid response efforts that tackle issues related to stopping evictions, tenants organizing groups, and legislative efforts related to housing justice in Durham, NC.
- Priority will be given to groups with limited access to traditional non-profit funding streams.
- Priority will be given to efforts led by people directly impacted (people of color, working class, immigrants, tenants, etc.) by the issue of housing insecurity.
Respond yes or no to the following statements to verify that your application fits the requirements of the Stop Evictions Network.
a) Increases community involvement related to evictions
b) Has a direct impact on keeping tenants housed
c) Seeks to change legislation surrounding evictions and/or an extension of the moratorium
d) Fosters access to the skills and tools for community engagement in the project
e) An understanding that housing is a human right