January 21, 2014

Grant Opportunities From The Community Foundation

Written by  The Community Foundation
Grant Opportunities From The Community Foundation The Community Foundation

The Community Foundation has two granting opportunities now open—Community Impact and Youth Grantmakers

Information on these grant opportunities can be found on our website at http://www.thecommunityfoundation.net/ under Grants/Grants Schedule.

Community Impact Grant

Community Impact grant application is an online application only. Access to the application, procedures and guidelines can be found through The Community Foundation website under Grants/Grant Schedule: http://www.thecommunityfoundation.net/grants/grants/grant-schedule/15-grants/51-the-community-foundation-s-community-impact-fund

1. Community Impact Fund: The Community Impact Fund comprises the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking. The Foundation responds to requests for support across a wide-range of community needs and welcomes proposals through this competitive grant process. Grant deadline is February 25. Maximum award amount is $10,000.

Eligibility

• Nonprofit, public benefit organizations with evidence of tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and not classified as a private foundation and can document on-going operations in Riverside and/or San Bernardino Counties and have nonprofit status for at least three years. Nonprofit organizations must have an operational budget of less than $1 million to be eligible to apply. This applies to fiscal sponsors also. Additional eligibility requirements can be found online. Funding Priorities Organizations that: Are located in Riverside County or San Bernardino County and serve primarily the residents of Riverside and/or San Bernardino Counties. Have a proven ability to carry out programs consistent with its mission and a history of successful overall operations. Collaborate or partner with other non-profit entities resulting in greater community impact and positive outcomes that improve, enhance, and enrich the quality of life in the two-county area. Demonstrate strong, community-based boards and sound financial practices.

The Youth Grantmakers Fund

2. The Youth Grantmakers Fund is a special fund allocation for projects, programs and/or activities that address issues facing youth such as: alcohol and drug use, teen pregnancy, academic stress, depression and college/future plans.

This is a paper application and hardcopies of the grant must be mailed or delivered to The Community Foundation offices before the grant deadline of February 19, 2014.

Download application and instructions for additional information.

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