Application Guidelines

Applications must be received online by June 30.
Organizations selected to receive funding
will be notified in December.

  1. Summary (Equivalent to 1 page)

    • Full name, address, telephone number and tax identification number of organization requesting support
    • Name and telephone number of the contact person for the project
    • Specific amount requested from the Foundation
    • Concise description of the project, including specific use of the grant
    • Total cost of the project including a breakdown of how the funds are to be allocated, and how monies are to be spent
    • Starting and completion dates of the project
  2. Narrative (Equivalent to 2-5 pages)

    • Brief description of the organization, its purpose, programs and history
    • Reasons for the project and anticipated results
    • Description of the population to be served by the project, including the number of persons involved
    • Qualifications of personnel and ability of the organization to carry out the project
    • Plans for evaluating and sustaining the project
  3. Attachments

    • Detailed budget for the project, including total cost and other funding sources from the previous year, and a list of current outstanding grant requests
    • Organization’s current operating budget and most recent annual financial statement
    • Names and affiliations of organization’s governing body
    • Copies of IRS forms certifying that the organization is exempt from federal income tax payment under Section 501(c)(3) and is not a private foundation or private operating foundation as defined in Section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code
    • Most recent IRS Form 990 with all attachments
    • Signed statement from the chief administrator of the organization approving the request, certifying that the IRS tax determination letter is in effect, and assuring that the grant will be spent within the stated grant period and a report made on the use of the funds
    • Optional Attachments

      • Program and promotional material
      • Annual Report
      • Current Newsletter