The review process for all applications will involve assessing the proposed project and assigning weight through a combination of the following priorities:

  • The project’s alignment with NERFBC Goals
  • The project’s viability and potential for positive impact
  • The project’s value and uniqueness within the Northeast region
  • The lead organization’s or business’ potential capacity to lead the project
  • The reasonableness of the proposed budget; and,
  • The project’s ability to create opportunities for historically underinvested individuals and/or their communities.