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Grants to California Nonprofits for Community
Services to Benefit Local Residents

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of La Quinta

Deadline Date:

05/07/21 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for community services to benefit local residents. Organizations may request “seed” money for new programs. Applicants must have projects that directly or indirectly benefit the quality of life for residents in La Quinta.

Organizations applying to the Community Services Grant program for the first time are eligible for a "Starter Grant".  The "Starter Grant" allows first time applicants grant funding if they demonstrate their commitment to provide services to the La Quinta community.  If an organization is selected to receive the "Starter Grant" they would then be eligible to apply to the program again the next fiscal year. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178903

Estimated Size of Grant:

-The "Starter Grant" allows first time applicants grant funding up to $500.
-All funding requests are limited to an amount not exceed $5,000.
-Organizations may request funds to be applied directly to rental fees for City facilities without the $5,000 funding limit.

Term of Contract:

If approved, funds will be dispersed to grantee and can be spent over a 12 month period.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Applications are accepted from recognized nonprofit organizations that directly benefit La Quinta residents. Second consideration is given to nonprofit organizations that indirectly affect the quality of life for the residents of La Quinta.

-Individuals are not eligible for funding through the City of La Quinta grant program.

-Organizations that were funded before June 30, 2019 are now eligible to apply. Organizations that were funded after July 1, 2019 are ineligible for funding and must wait until July 1, 2021 to re-apply.

-Organizations applying to the Community Services Grant program for the first time are eligible for a “Starter Grant” The “Starter Grant” allows first time applicants grant funding up to $500 if they demonstrate their commitment to provide services to the La Quinta community. If an organization is selected to receive the “Starter Grant” they would then be eligible to apply to the program again the next fiscal year.

Pre-Application Information:

1st Round
Grant deadline: Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 by 5 p.m.
Grants to Council: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020

2nd Round
Grant deadline: Friday, January 8, 2021 by 5 p.m.
Grants to Council: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

3rd Round
Grant deadline: Friday, May 7, 2021 by 5 p.m.
Grants to Council: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit application via email to ccalderon@laquintaca.gov, or in person to the Wellness Center.

City of La Quinta Grant
Community Resources Department
Wellness Center
760.564-0096
760.777.7183

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