The Carl & Roberta 
Deutsch Foundation



designed to build or enhance the organizational capacity around volunteerism. Support includes 
peer learning sessions, involving guided activities and discussions, and one-on-one coaching supporting the development and implementation of a volunteer management plan. 

$20,000 GRANT 

for the nonprofit to strengthen, implement, and sustain the efforts of its volunteer program. 

This grant acknowledges a clear and thoughtfully written strategy to build the capacity and sustainability of the volunteer program.

$5,000 AWARD 

for the volunteerdistributed by the nominating nonprofit organization. This award honors outstanding volunteers, with the funds used at the discretion of the volunteers.




A Selection Committee, comprised of local nonprofit and foundation leaders, will select the winners of the award. 

Strong applications articulate :

1) a strategic, detailed vision for building the capacity of your organization by improving and sustaining volunteer program efforts and 

2) institutionalization of volunteer management in your organization's operations and strategic plans. 

We expect that every applicant has an extraordinary volunteer to nominate, so specifically highlighting how the volunteer has impacted the organization will strengthen applications.