Partners/ What to expect    Application

  • Fighting female sexual mutilation is all about changing social norms.
    Sub-saharan Africa
     
     
     
     
    Girl
    100%
    Funded
    $49,871 of 49,946 needed 291 supporters
    $49,871 of 49,946 needed 291 supporters
    100%
    Funded
    100%
    $49,871 raised 291 supporters
    100%
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  • Join Glamour in honoring Malala Yousafzai—this year’s Women of the ...
    North America
     
     
    Girl
    95%
    Funded
    $47,401 of 50,000 needed 137 supporters
    $47,401 of 50,000 needed 137 supporters
    95%
    Funded
    95%
    $47,401 raised 137 supporters
    95%
    Funded
  • Maasai girls face many challenges because of cultural traditions such as female ...
    Sub-saharan Africa
     
     
     
    Teen
    75%
    Funded
    $5,127 of 6,912 needed 86 supporters
    $5,127 of 6,912 needed 86 supporters
    75%
    Funded
    75%
    $5,127 raised 86 supporters
    75%
    Funded

Eligibility Requirements

The most important requirement for becoming a partner organization in the Catapult community is showing that you make a significant impact for girls and women and have a strong track record for delivering on commitments. Catapult's eligibility requirements help us gather information about your charitable status, mission, operations and finances, and staff and board members, among other information. Once your application is approved, its valid for two years.

If you're registered in the United States as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, you'll need to submit...

  • an IRS letter of determination
  • articles of incorporation
  • bylaws
  • the Form 990, Form 990-EZ, 990-N from the previous year
  • audited (or pending review) financial statements from the previous year
  • an annual operating budget
  • a projected budget for current fiscal year (with actual income and expenditures for the current year and a detailed list of specific line items)
  • a list of primary funding sources, your largest funders, and the amounts they donated
  • bank account information
  • a list of board members, staff, nonpaid members with budgetary authority
  • annual reports, brochures, program descriptions, and media reports
  • a letter of reference from someone familiar with your organization and its work (not staff members, board members or anyone who implements programs for the organization) OR an award letter from a grantmaking organization to you
  • a signed copy of Catapult's non-discrimination policy
  • a signed copy of Catapult's anti-terror policy

If you're registered in any country other than the United States as a charitable organization and are not registered as a 501(c)(3), you'll need to submit...

  • a certificate of incorporation as an nongovernmental organization (NGO) or non-profit or equivalent organizational document(s), including any amendments
  • a certification from any state or national government agency which may be regulating the organization (related to either status as a nonprofit, NGO, charitable, or social organization and/or related to organizational activities)
  • any audited financial statements from the past two years (if none, then pending or unreviewed statements)

    • If none, then projected budget for current fiscal year
  • an annual operating budget
  • a list of primary funding sources and five largest funders and contributions
  • the name and address of fiscal sponsor (if relevant); agreement of fiscal sponsorship
  • a list of all financial institutions where organization currently holds accounts
  • bank account information
  • a list of all staff members and board members (not only those with fiduciary responsibilities)
  • annual reports for the last two years, brochures, program descriptions, media reports, articles of incorporation, charter, bylaws
  • a letter of reference from someone familiar with the organization and its work (not staff members, board members or anyone who implements programs for the organization) OR an award letter from a grantmaking organization to you
  • a signed copy of Catapult's non-discrimination policy
  • a signed copy of Catapult's anti-terror policy
  • a signed copy of Catapult's due diligence affidavit