WGC Grant Application 2012 by s90P2am8


									                               Women’s Giving Circle
                     Empowering Women Through Philanthropy
               A Fund of the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley
                            Grant Application Instructions

The Women’s Giving Circle, a component fund of the Community Foundation for the
Ohio Valley, welcomes grant applications for organizations in Brooke, Ohio, Marshall,
Wetzel, and Tyler Counties that are meeting the following needs of women in our

              Increasing life skills of women and girls, i.e. Pre-K through 12 education,
               economic empowerment, physical and mental health, violence and
              Encouraging the healthy development and personal authority of young
              Raising awareness of gender disparities in our community

Grant applications are due by 5:00 pm September 4, 2012 at the CFOV Office, PO Box
670, Wheeling, WV 26003. Applications may be hand delivered to 1310 Market Street,
Suite 1, Wheeling, WV. Late grant applications will not be considered. The grants
decision process can last up to 60 days, so applicants should keep this in mind when
proposing projects with timing issues. All applicants will be notified if they have been
awarded a grant or not.

All applicant organizations must be qualified 501-c-3 organizations in good standing
with the IRS at the time of application. If your organization does not have 501-c-3
status, a fiscal agent arrangement may be used if the fiscal agent organization has a
similar mission as the applicant organization.

This application is available electronically at www.cfov.org.

For questions, please contact the Community Foundation at 304-242-3144 or email
                               Women’s Giving Circle
                     Empowering Women Through Philanthropy
               A Fund of the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley
                               GRANT APPLICATION

Organization Name: ____________________________________________________

Address: __________________________________________

City, State, Zip: _____________________________________

CEO/President/Executive Director: _________________________________________

Contact Person: _______________________ Phone: _________________________

Contact Person Email: ___________________________________________________

Grant Amount Requested: ___________________________

1. Please provide a brief profile of the organization.

2. Please provide a brief description for the project, including how it fits the criteria
of the Women’s Giving Circle’s Focus Areas.

3. What are the project’s goals and expected outcomes?

4. What are the major activities that will achieve the project’s goals?

5. What is the target population for the project? How many women or girls are
expected to be affected by the project?
6. Is this a new or continuing project? Explain.

7. Project Budget. Explain how grant funds will be utilized. Be sure to include any in-
kind or match that will be provided.

8. If other organizations are collaborating on this project, provide a description of
the collaboration here.

9. Have you requested and/or received funding from another organization or
foundation for this project?

10. Do you envision this project as a continuing, long-term project with future
financial needs? If yes, how do plan to fund it in the future?

Required Attachments:

   1.   Copy of the Organization’s IRS Determination Letter
   2.   List of the Organization’s Board of Trustees
   3.   The Organization’s Annual Operating Budget
   4.   Most recent audited financial statements or Form 990

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