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2020 Community Needs Grant Program

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas
for Programs that Benefit the Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County (CFSLOC)

Deadline Date:

03/31/20 5:00 PM PST

Description:

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Grants to California nonprofit organizations for direct service programs addressing the needs of the community in eligible regions. Focus areas include the environment, arts and culture, senior dances, human services, and seniors and people with disabilities. This program should benefit the residents of San Luis Obispo County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180757

Term of Contract:

The grant period is up to one year from the award date.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County supports charitable organizations whose programs primarily benefit San Luis Obispo County residents. An organization must have a current tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service under Section 501(c)(3) or a current memorandum of understanding outlining fiscal sponsorship partnership to apply.

The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County does not make grants to/for:
- Individuals
- Organizations that discriminate based on age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race or religion
- Fraternal Organizations, unless in support of a specific program open to or benefiting the entire community
- Governmental Organizations
- Indirect Administrative costs greater than 15% of the awarded funds (indirect administrative funds are defined as office supplies and do not include staff time)
- Fundraising events such as annual campaigns, walk-a-thons, tournaments, fashion shows, auctions or dinners
- Organizations with religious affiliations unless the program is open to the entire community without regard to religious beliefs
- Organizations and programs designed to elect candidates to public office
- Organizations located outside San Luis Obispo County unless for a specific program benefiting residents of-and conducted within-San Luis Obispo County
- Pay off past debts or existing obligations
- Endowment funds
- Scholarships, fellowships, travel grants, and technical or specialized research

Pre-Application Information:

The Spring 2020 General Grant Cycle will open on January 31 and close on March 31.

Contact Information:

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

Online Application: https://cfsloco.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx

Contact Director of Grants & Programs Cassandra Wagner at Cassandra@cfsloco.org if you have any questions about eligibility, program fit, or the grantmaking program.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: San Luis Obispo County

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