For Nonprofits

Nonprofit Checklist

Magic Cabinet partners with nonprofits who are:

People Focused

Focused on bettering the lives of people in their community. *

Locally Engaged

Are situated in or near the communities they serve.

Small to Medium-sized

Operating on yearly budgets between $500,000 - $2,500,000. **

Community Trusted

Serving their community and have been for at least three years.

Learning Organization

Open to new ideas, analyze outcomes and adjust accordingly.

Recognized Nonprofits

Granted 501(c)(3) tax determination by the United States’ IRS.

*We define “bettering the lives of the people in your community” broadly. We do not fund individuals or capital projects.

**Because of the restrictions accompanied by government funds, we typically do not work with organizations whose government funding exceeds 80% of their budget.

Our Engagement Process

All nonprofits who complete Magic Cabinet’s engagement process receive a $1,000 engagement grant, the results of their nonprofit’s iCAT assessment, and become eligible for Magic Cabinet funded Cohort grants.

* Pictured in the image at the top of this page are graduates of La Cocina‘s incubator program: Mariko Grady, owner of Aedan Foods; and Lisa Myaf and Mark Charette, the owners of The Uncreamery.

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