2016-2017 Grant Application Calendar



On September 1st, grant forms and guidelines were made available to applicants through the Foundation website.


A total of 29 applications were mailed, emailed or hand-delivered to the Foundation by 4PM on October 14, 2016.


All twelve members of our Grants Committee read and rated the merit of every request.


The Grants Committee met and selected "finalists" and "alternates".


The Foundation's Board of Directors set the total dollar amount available for the current grant cycle.


Two-person teams will conduct on-site evaluations of each finalist and alternate.

Next Steps:


The Foundation's Board of Directors will review the recommendations of the Grants Committee.


Letters will be sent to all grant applicants.


All grant recipients will return signed contracts and respond to our invitation to attend the Grants Luncheon.


Grants will be awarded at our twelfth annual Grants Luncheon on March 15.


Grants committee members and their partners will begin follow-up contacts to confirm that grants are being used properly.

Video interviews will be conducted with each grant recipient, to be posted on the Foundation's website and YouTube page.

Special Events:


Additional grants may be awarded at a fund-raising event.