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.

Introduce Your Nonprofit

We engage with nonprofits by invitation only, but we can’t work with you unless we know more about you.

If you think we might be a good fit, email us. Please include a brief introduction and answers to the questions below.

What is your name and position at the nonprofit?

What is your nonprofit's name and website?

Where is your nonprofit located?

What is your nonprofit's annual budget?

What percentage of your budget comes from government grants?

Does your nonprofit have 501(c)(3) status?

* 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.