Discover the top benefits of observability
See the research

Expand your operational impact with a grant from NewRelic.org

We will award $100K in grants to eligible nonprofit organizations in 2022.

Grant size will be determined by New Relic ranging from $5,000- $25,000 per project. We’re looking to support nonprofits with strategic or innovative technology needs, digital transformation projects, and creative solutions to enhance organizational efficiency and effectiveness. 

The application process will be open to all eligible nonprofits from May 16 - June 10, 2022. Grant recipients will be announced in August 2022. To determine eligibility, please see our FAQ.

Coworkers making plans with tablet and papers

Projects that support digital transformation

We’re interested in funding projects that focus on:

  • Server enhancements, from on-premises to the cloud
  • Addressing accessibility across digital properties or programs
  • Implementing paperless processes or improvement programs
  • Integrating organizational change management into technology initiatives
  • Fundraising or donor/constituent engagement systems
  • Enhancing volunteer management systems, processes, and programs
  • Integrating systems/applications 
  • Training and collaborative application of data science, systems engineering, software engineering, and/or cybersecurity subject matter
  • Observability enablement

What we’re evaluating

Alignment Icon
Alignment

Clear alignment with a vision for digital transformation to enhance organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

Impact icon
Impact

Demonstrate potential for impact and the difference this project will make for your organization, and those you serve.

Sustainability icon
Sustainability

A clear plan for achieving sustainable impact at scale, including noting possible challenges and how they’ll be addressed.

Frequently asked questions

U.S. based nonprofits with verifiable 501c3 status. Organizations must act in accordance with and have a policy consistent with New Relic’s Anti-Discrimination policy. They may not discriminate against a person or a group on the basis of sex, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion disability, ethnic group, marital status, military or veteran status; nor any other class status protected by applicable local law.

Projects must be for digital transformation and must not include impact reporting, website development, or campaign management.

Nonprofits do not have to be current New Relic Observability for Good customers, nor will being a New Relic customer impact funding decisions. 

Organizations with a need to fund digital transformation projects for nonprofits to implement, adopt, or create digital tools and technologies, including but not limited to: 

  • Server enhancements, from on-premises to the cloud
  • Addressing accessibility across digital properties or programs
  • Implementing paperless processes or improvement programs
  • Integrating organizational change management into technology initiatives
  • Fundraising or donor/constituent engagement systems
  • Enhancing volunteer management systems, processes, and programs
  • Integrating systems/applications 
  • Training and collaborative application of data science, systems engineering, software engineering, and/or cybersecurity subject matter
  • Observability enablement 

If your project is not listed but is about evolving digitally, we’d encourage you to apply.

 

Yes, grantees will be expected to use the full grant within a 12-month period and provide a short report sharing outcomes achieved by the project. We will also ask grantees to send an update video near the end of the year to describe how the grant was utilized. 

By applying for this grant, you agree that if accepted you will permit New Relic to use your organization's name and logo in connection with this grant program (on our website, in documentation, promotions for future grant rounds, etc.). 

New Relic, Inc. maintains a Donor Advised Fund with Vanguard Charitable Foundation. New Relic, Inc.’s philanthropic donor-advised fund (“DAF”) is an individual account owned and controlled at Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program (“Vanguard Charitable”) where New Relic, as a donor, may contribute assets and designate account advisor(s) to select investment allocations and recommend grants to specific charities.