FORT MYERS, Fla. – Feb. 11, 2016 – Pushing the Envelope has opened applications for their 2nd annual Push-It-Forward Grant. The grant will award 20 service hours to an eligible, nonprofit organization to fulfill a marketing or public relations need. The inaugural recipient, Beacon of HOPE, utilized the grant for development of a strategic, marketing communication plan.
Pushing the Envelope will select a recipient based on the following criteria:
Organization – Must be a local, nonprofit (501c3 or 501c6) organization based in Lee, Collier and/or Charlotte County and serving residents/needs predominately in one or all three of these Counties
Need – The stated need for public relations/marketing services to better their organization
Proposed Use – How the organization would use this time/service (project, campaign, etc.)
Timeliness/Urgency – The need for the project to be addressed within the 2016 calendar year
Scope – The ability to address the project/ need within the allotted hours
“We believe it is our responsibility to contribute to the growth and sustainability of Southwest Florida. The Push-It-Forward Grant allows us to help one organization in an impactful way and help them push it forward to others.” commented Samantha Scott, APR, President of Pushing the Envelope.
Applications will be accepted through Feb. 29, 2016. Nonprofits can get more information and apply at getpushing.com/push-it-forward-grant. The recipient will be announced in March.