The following criteria will be employed to assist in determining priorities for the awarding of grant funds:

Organizational Capacity-Building

Is the grant designed to enable the organization to grow its capacity to achieve a new level of service and impact?

Serving Vulnerable Populations

Will the grant funds impact vulnerable populations, enabling them to maximize their potential for an independent and productive life?

Vibrant Community Assets

Does the organization or program seeking funding make a meaningful contribution to Atlanta’s vibrant and diverse civic infrastructure? Will the grant broadly impact the overall quality of life for the entire community?