Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation Grant

Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 28, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Georgia: Camden County, Glynn County, McIntosh County

Location of residency: Georgia (US state)

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Overview:

Community Impact Grant Cycle

Funding for the competitive grant cycle is made possible through the Foundation’s Community Impact Fund, which is supported by the Founders and all fundholders. 

Focus

Programs serving at-risk youth and which specifically address one of these areas:

  • Early Childhood Literacy and/or Quality-Rated Child Care;
  • Teen pregnancy and births to unwed young mothers;
  • Juvenile Crime and Gang Activity;
  • High School Graduation and/Workforce Readiness;
  • Youth Development and Innovative Education Strategies; or
  • Risk Reduction, including child protective, substance abuse, and/or mental health services. 

Grant proposals may request funding up to $5,000.

Prospective applicants are welcome to discuss their proposal request prior to beginning the application process. 

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

Eligibility:

  • The Foundation invites applications from non-profit, public charities and educational institutions serving the citizens of Glynn, McIntosh, and/or Camden Counties.
    • Governmental agencies, religious, and civic organizations will also be considered if the grant is to be used strictly for charitable purposes as defined by the Internal Revenue Code, Section 170. 
  • Requirements:
    • Current I.R.S. determination letter;
    • Registered as a nonprofit with the Georgia Secretary of State;
    • Service to residents in the counties of Glynn, McIntosh, and/or Camden Counties;
    • Board of directors with representation from the community/communities served; 
    • Annual plan and budget;
    • Audited financial statements for the last fiscal year if annual budget is greater than $500,000, or a review by an independent, certified public accountant if annual budget is less; 
    • Fulfilled reporting requirements of prior CCGF grants; and 
    • Documentation of some matching support.
  • Only one proposal may be submitted per applicant organization. 

Preferences:

  • Preference will be given to those projects and programs that:
    • Show collaboration .
    • Show ability to mobilize diversified financial support and in-kind support and volunteers to sustain the program. 
    • Document the need they seek to address using quality research methods .
    • Offer innovative strategies and creative solutions without duplicating services .
    • Demonstrate past performance in delivering quality service to the residents of more than one county in the service area .

Ineligibility:

  • Funding will not be considered for the following activities:
    • Retroactive funding (project dates must occur after June of the coming year)
    • Capital Building Campaigns
    • Annual fundraising campaigns
    • Advocacy or lobbying efforts
    • Grants for religious activities
    • Endowment
    • Grants to individuals
    • Debt or deficit reduction
    • International NGOs
    • Medical or academic research
    • Grants for re-granting 


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