Belvedere Community Foundation Grant Program

Belvedere Community Foundation


Grant amount: Approximately US $15,000

Next deadline: Sep 1, 2018

Later deadlines: Mar 1, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Marin County, California

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Our Mission

  • To preserve and enhance the quality of life in Belvedere.
  • To form an endowment fund with contributions from all Belvedere's citizens.
  • To provide grants to support projects and volunteers working to enhance the quality of life in Belvedere.
Grants from the Belvedere Community Foundation are targeted at supporting:
  • Preservation and/or enhancement to historically important structures as well as the natural beauty of our surroundings
  • Positive community interaction
  • Educational opportunities, particularly those focused on stewardship of natural resources and awareness of cultural heritage
  • Healthy living, particularly as it pertains to the benefits of an active lifestyle
  • Funds for emergency preparedness and public safety
  • Seed funding for new community based projects or to aid projects launched by other locally based, non profits aligned with the goals of the BCF
  • Crisis funding to existing community based programs in times of urgent need

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Grants support projects that preserve the unique character of Belvedere and enhance the quality of life for all members of its community.

Preferences:

  • The Belvedere Community Foundation looks most favorably upon applications with matching funding sources, especially when a project is beyond Belvedere city limits. 

Ineligibility:

  • The Belvedere Community Foundation generally does not make multi-year commitments or grants to projects located outside of the greater Tiburon peninsula area.