Foundation / Corporation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF)
12/18/19 11:59 PM PST
Grants of up to $20,000 to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies in eligible regions for programs and activities that increase voter participation in the upcoming election of March 2020. Funding is intended for innovative projects that involve voters in an effective and creative way. The Foundation seeks ideas from nonprofits, public agencies, research institutions, and community organizations serving San Mateo County.
SVCF and San Mateo County believe that all residents should have the power to engage in elections and have a voice in their government. The goal is to inspire greater civic participation and to ensure that democracy represents all voices and perspectives. SVCF has chosen to focus this grant opportunity on the following:
The objective of this RFP is to support voter engagement primarily targeted in precincts with low voter turnout. In doing so, it is critical that any grants offered through this RFP strictly avoid any partisan activity or advocacy on behalf of any candidate or issue on the ballot. Project descriptions will be reviewed to ensure that actual or perceived conflicts of interest are actively avoided.
GrantWatch ID#: 187497
Up to $20,000 will be awarded to non-profit organizations in San Mateo County for outreach grants for the March 2020 election cycle, with some exceptions for larger grants or collaborations of groups.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://apply.siliconvalleycf.org/s_Login.jsp
If you have questions, contact:
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
2440 W. El Camino Real, Suite 300
Mountain View, CA 94040
USA: California: San Mateo County