PCF Operating Grants
Pinellas Community FoundationSuggest an update
Grant amount: Up to US $20,000
Anticipated deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: General Operating Expense
Location of project: Pinellas County, Florida
Location of residency: Pinellas County, FloridaView website Save Need help writing this grant?
About this funder:
Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Pinellas Community Foundation (PCF) is changing lives and improving the quality of life in Pinellas County through grants to a variety of nonprofit organizations. The diversity of nonprofit agencies and the causes PCF supports are a reflection of the deep and broad-ranging charitable visions shared by benevolent PCF donors like you.
The Pinellas Community Foundation provides grants to carefully vetted 501(c)(3) nonprofit agencies right here in our community that support:
- Affordable housing initiatives
- Youth and families
- Women’s issues
- People with disabilities
- Environmental stewardship
- Arts, education and cultural enrichment programs
- College scholarships
The PCF Board of Governors has identified four core areas as priorities to be considered in this funding process:
- Access to healthcare
- Access to behavioral health
- Providing scholarships
- Outreach and community education
- Educational programming
- Early learning
Promoting Arts and Culture
- Improve cultural awareness
- Enhance public access to arts
Enhancing Quality of Life
- Access to affordable housing
- Financial assistance programming
- Food security
- Access to justice
- Access to resources
Grant Funding Tiers
Operating Grants funding request amounts will be based upon organizational operating budget size which serves Pinellas County and is not inclusive of major one-time or non-routine capital expenditures.
- Organizations with budgets less than $500,000 may seek up to $10,000, but the average grant will be $5,000.
- Organizations with budgets between $500,000 to $2,500,000 may seek up to $10,000.
- Organizations with budgets greater than $2,500,000 may seek up to $20,000, but the average grant will be $15,000.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Must be 501(c)(3)
- Physical presence must be in Pinellas County
- All funds must be spent in Pinellas County
- Incorporated and operating for a minimum of one year
- All funding is awarded on a competitive basis regardless of historical funding awards and based upon direct service
- Organizations with multiple programs or sub-organizations can only submit one application in each of Operating and Capital
- Funds may not be requested for previously completed projects
- Animal welfare organizations, hospitals, schools, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and foundations are not eligible to apply
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