Non-profits, municipalities and other community groups may face challenges when applying for funding, as they may need training or assistance in completing proposals and applications. They may have a great plan, but may not have the capacity and resources to complete the documentation needed to get funding to carry out the plan. They may also find it challenging to make the connections and partnerships that could help them if they are short on staff and/or volunteers. There should be an assessment of what training, assistance and capacity building initiatives are already happening in the region, as well as an assessment of what additional resources and programs are needed. In addition, this research could reveal possible partnerships and resource sharing strategies, which would make proposal writing easier for everyone involved.