Applying

Applicants must contact the Executive Director at least one week prior to the application deadline to review eligibility requirements and be invited to apply.

The Smart and Caring Grants - $2,500 - $20,000

This new funding cycle now replaces the former Community Support and Vital Impact granting cycle.

All applicants must contact the Executive Director to discuss their project prior to submitting an application. Applications must be completed online. The successful applicant is determined based on established criteria and the granting priorities of the Foundation.

TIMELINE:
Application period: NOW CLOSED
Application deadline: January 2018
Deliberation: Winter 2018
Applicant notification: End of May, 2018
Grants Awarded:  June 2018

The questions posed in the on-line application are available below for your review.  Please remember you must fill out, and submit, the application online using the Apply Now link below.

All eligible applications are reviewed by the Grant Making Committee.  Their grant recommendations are presented to the Foundation's Board of Directors for final approval.

  • Anniversary Grant

Please note: Applicants must contact the Executive Director at least one week prior to the application deadline to review eligibility requirements and be invited to apply.

The Anniversary Grant is a single grant of $40,000. The Anniversary Grant will be awarded to an applicant that is striving to address an identified community need and demonstrates strong partnerships, collective impact and sustainability. Shortlisted applicants will receive an invitation to submit a full application and present in person to the Grant Making Committee in early September. The Committee's grant recommendation is presented to the Foundation's Board of Directors for final approval in late September, and all shortlisted applicants will be notified as to the status of their applications by the end of September.

TIMELINE: NOW OPEN

Application Deadline:  June 23, 2017 at NOON
Deliberation: Summer 2017
Application notification: end of September, 2017
Grant awarded: October, 2017

Anniversary Grant Application Form