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									GENERAL GUIDELINES
The following section is intended to identify for prospective Grant Seekers the types of grants the Foursquare Foundation awards and the decision criteria it uses for the review of all grant requests.

THE OUTCOMES WE SEEK
The Foursquare Foundation was created for a single PURPOSE: To accelerate world-wide interdenominational evangelism. It is the MISSION of the Foursquare Foundation to invest in leaders who accelerate evangelism to transform people, cities and nations in order to maximize the number of people who will be spending eternity with Jesus. In the next decade, it is our VISION to accelerate the most fruitful evangelism in the most spiritually fertile regions of the world to reach over 20 million additional people who will follow Jesus Christ by 2015. The Foursquare Foundation's approach to fulfilling this mission will be to invest in proven evangelistic leaders by providing an 'AFTERBURNER' to existing ministry efforts. An important theme for the Foursquare Foundation is increasing the leadership capacity of the evangelistic community and nurturing the spiritual growth of new believers to produce a greater reach and increase of the Kingdom.

KEY FUNDING CONSIDERATIONS
The following are the key decision criteria for all Foursquare Foundation grants: Project Leader Evangelism Experience: The Foursquare Foundation believes that accelerating proven leadership is an essential component to fulfilling the call to reach the lost with the Gospel. An ideal Project Leader will have a fruitful track record of evangelism. Decisions for Christ: How many additional people are projected to follow Jesus Christ as a result of your project? The focus of the Foursquare Foundation is to invest in evangelism. Foursquare Foundation grants should be viewed as an 'afterburner' to existing evangelism efforts, providing the additional resources to extend the harvest further. Follow-up and Discipleship: While the Foursquare Foundation has a specific focus on accelerating the number of decisions for Jesus Christ made over the next 10 years, it also values specific steps towards the follow-up and discipleship of new believers so that their faith will become rooted and sustained. Foursquare Foundation grants require that the plan for achieving sustained discipleship is identified and is a primary part of your project. Also, it is important to partner with churches and/or organizations to aide in the discipleship effort.

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Leadership Development: The Foursquare Foundation believes that each evangelism project it supports is an opportunity to develop emerging leaders who could replicate the project in the future. The Foursquare Foundation believes that replication of leadership is the key to accelerating evangelism results. Make sure to identify by name emerging leaders that your project will develop, and how you plan to develop and release them. Accountability Team: All Foursquare Foundation grants must have a specific Accountability Team to hold the designated Project Leader accountable to the project's mission. It is important that the Project Leader receives accountability in the areas of finance, spiritual / personal, and operations. The accountability team will serve to provide encouragement and support. Planning regularly scheduled communication is also very important for a successful accountability team. Financial Sustainability: The purpose of the Foursquare Foundation is to accelerate proven leaders who will continue to advance their ministry efforts after Foundation funding has ended. The Foundation requires each project to have a plan to raise funds for ministry after the Foundation project has been completed.

ANNUAL SCHEDULE FOR GRANT APPLICATION
The Foursquare Foundation Grant Application is available online at (http://www.foursquarefoundation.net) during two annual cycles: Grant Cycle 1: January 1 February 15 Grant Cycle 2: July 1 August 15

Grant Cycle 1 (January 1 February 15): January 1 - Grant application is available through registration February 15 (12 midnight, PST) - Deadline for online grant application submission March 15* - Grant applications are scored and finalists determined; preliminary declination notices are sent April 15* - Finalists are presented to the Foursquare Foundation Board of Directors and Grant Awards decisions are made; finalist declination notices are sent June 1* - First distribution available for grant awardees * Approximate date

Grant Cycle 2 (July 1 August 15): July 1 - Grant application is available through registration August 15 (12 midnight, PST) - Deadline for online grant application submission/li> Sept 15* - Grant applications are scored and finalists determined; preliminary declination notices are sent

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Oct 15* - Finalists are presented to the Foursquare Foundation Board of Directors and Grant Awards decisions are made; finalist declination notices are sent Dec 1* - First distribution available for grant awardees * Approximate date

Grant Specifics The following are the specific characteristics of Foursquare Foundation grants:

Amount TGrants will range between $10,000 and $100,000 per year.

Matching Funds and Other Revenues The Foursquare Foundation awards grants of up to $100,000 per year, providing up to 50% of the Total Project Cost. The Foursquare Foundation requires the remaining portion to be provided by other sources.

Project Funding Term The Foursquare Foundation expects most projects to be a single year project. However, multi-year projects will be considered where there is a clearly defined need for a longer process of sowing seeds to reach decisions for Christ. Funding will not exceed three years.

Project Budget Each project will be required on the application to complete a Project Budget. The Project Budget should include all expenses necessary to complete the project goals. The Project Budget is broken into four itemized sections: Project Expenses, General Administrative Costs, Project Labor Costs, and Travel Expenses. These four sections should equal the Total Project Cost. The Grant Request may not exceed 50% of the Total Project Cost or exceed $100,000 per year.

GRANT ALLOCATION
The Foursquare Foundation is awarding grants to the Foursquare family and interdenominational ministries on a worldwide basis. Approximately 60% of the grants will be awarded to Foursquare international projects, 30% of the grants will be awarded to Foursquare projects within the United States, and 10% will be awarded to interdenominational ministries around the world.

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WHAT WE DO NOT FUND
The following expenditures will not be eligible for funding: 1. General staff salaries: Referring to salaries that would be considered expenses of the ministrys annual operating budget. However, labor costs directly associated with the operation of the proposed project will be considered for funding and should be listed in the Project Labor Costs Detail section of the Project Budget on the application. 2. General operations: Referring to the ministrys overhead and general operating budget 3. Deficit operational funding: Referring to funds that would in any way contribute toward the support of general operations that are currently in deficit 4. Emergency funds: Referring to funds for a ministry that would be intended for any fiscal emergency 5. Emergency relief: Referring to any disaster relief efforts not associated with evangelism and soul winning. However, projects that have an evangelistic strategy in the wake of any disaster will be considered for funding. 6. *Building projects: Referring to the construction of any building 7. *Land development: Referring to building additions or modifications on new or existing properties 8. *Land acquisition: Referring to any real estate acquisition 9. Endowment funds: Referring to funds donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income 10. Discriminatory activities: Referring to any activity that would discriminate against age, race, socioeconomic status, or gender 11. Political activities: Referring to activities that support the promulgation of political agendas *Note: Building projects, land acquisition, and facility rental may be requested for projects outside the United States, but the building/land purchase/facility rental costs may not exceed more than 50% of the Total Project Cost. US projects may request funding for facility rental on a case by case basis.

DECLARATION OF FAITH AND CORE VALUES
While the majority of all grant recipients will be affiliated with The Foursquare Church in some way, the Foursquare Foundation will consider funding any effective evangelism project, anywhere in the world, provided it is consistent with The Foursquare Declaration of Faith and Core Values. To review the complete Foursquare Declaration of Faith, visit: http://www.foursquare.org/landing_pages/3,3.html

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OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FOURSQUARE FOUNDATION
For additional questions relating to the Foursquare Foundation, please see the "FAQs" section at: http://www.foursquarefoundation.net/faqs.asp

GRANT APPLICATIONS
The Foursquare Foundation will only consider grant requests that use the Foursquare Foundation Grant Application. To fill out a grant application, follow the instructions on the Foursquare Foundation website: http://www.foursquarefoundation.net

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please use the information below as a guide for completing the Grant Application

PROJECT LEADER CONTACT INFORMATION
Grant ID After submitting your registration, you will receive an auto-response by email containing your Grant ID which will allow you to access your grant application on our website. The Grant ID is used to identify each project requesting funding from the Foursquare Foundation. Your Grant ID should be referenced in all communications with the Foursquare Foundation concerning the Grant Application.

Project Leader Name The person responsible for the project and accountable for project outcomes

Project Leader Title Title of the Project Leader (e.g. Senior Pastor, President, Director, East Africa Regional Coordinator, etc.)

Project Leader Telephone Number Telephone number of the Project Leader

Project Leader Cellular Telephone Number Cellular telephone number of the Project Leader

Project Leader International Telephone Number

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International telephone number for the Project Leader conducting ministry outside of the United States (please include country code)

Project Leader Fax Number Fax number of the Project Leader

Project Leader Email Address Email of the Project Leader

Project Leader Mailing Address The mailing address of the Project Leader

Project Leader City The city of the Project Leader

Project Leader State The state of the Project Leader

Project Leader Zip Code The zip code of the Project Leader

Project Leader Country The country of the Project Leader

MONTHLY COMMUNICATIONS
Monthly Communications with the Grant Coordinator The Foursquare Foundation values partnership with the Project Leader. As a component of this partnership, the Foundation establishes monthly communications with the Project Leader. These communications allow for the Project Leader to update the Foundation on the progress of the project goals. The Foundation considers the monthly communication a vital responsibility in the relationship between the Project Leader and the Grant Coordinator. Checking the box signifies that the Project Leader is willing to commit to participating in communication with the Grant Coordinator, and is willing to provide ongoing updates on the goals stated in the application.

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PROJECT LEADER DENOMINATIONAL AFFILIATION
Please select one category from the following: Category Description Project Leader is credentialed (e.g. Licensed or 1 Ordained) Foursquare leader whose project directly partners with a Foursquare Church. Project Leader is a credentialed Foursquare leader 2 whose project does not directly partner with a Foursquare Church. Project Leader is credentialed by a denomination or 3 ministry other than The Foursquare Church. Please be prepared to provide a letter of recommendation from a Foursquare Pastor. Note: If you have any questions regarding the above categories, please do not hesitate to call the Foursquare Foundation office @ (213) 989-4512.

PROJECT LEADER HOME CHURCH INFORMATION
Home Church Name The official name of the home church attended by the Project Leader

Church Denomination The denomination of the home church attended by the Project Leader

Senior Pastor Senior Pastor of the home church attended by the Project Leader

Senior Pastor Phone Number The phone number of the senior pastor of the home church attended by the Project Leader

Senior Pastor Email

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The personal email of the senior pastor of the home church attended by the Project Leader

Home Church Address The mailing address of the home church attended by the Project Leader

Home Church City The city of the home church attended by the Project Leader

Home Church State The state of the home church attended by the Project Leader

Home Church Zip Code The zip code of the home church attended by the Project Leader

Home Church Country The country of the home church attended by the Project Leader

PROJECT LEADER REFERENCES
Project Leader References This is a person who can verify the history, current involvement, and ability of the Project Leader to achieve the stated goals. The individuals listed in the application will agree to be available for contact as a Project Leader Reference. Note: Please do not include family members or people accountable under the Project Leader. For example: children, spouses, employees, or members of your church. Also, do not include anyone listed as an Emerging Leader in the application.

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
Sponsoring Organization Name The Sponsoring Organization is the organization whose operating financials will substantiate the ministry. The Sponsoring Organization can be a Foursquare Church, other church, or an independent organization. All grants must be processed through a registered Non-Profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, NGO (Non-Governmental Organization), or a ministry recognized by The

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Foursquare Church. If awarded, all grant disbursements will be made through the Sponsoring Organization.

Sponsoring Organization Address The mailing address (please no PO Box addresses) of the Sponsoring Organization where all correspondence from the Foursquare Foundation will be received.

Sponsoring Organization City The city in which the Sponsoring Organization is located

Sponsoring Organization State The state in which the Sponsoring Organization is located

Sponsoring Organization Zip The zip code in which the Sponsoring Organization is located

Sponsoring Organization Country The country in which the Sponsoring Organization is located

Sponsoring Organization Web Site The web site of the Sponsoring Organization of the Project

Sponsoring Organization Denominational Affiliation The Sponsoring Organization's denominational affiliation

PROJECT INFORMATION PROJECT NAME
Provide a concise and descriptive name of the project (e.g., Nairobi Church Plant, Jesus, Lord of Peru, Spirit of Aloha Outreaches)

PROJECT REGION AND COUNTRY
Please identify the region and the country in which the project will take place.

Project Region

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Region in which the ministry will take place

Project Country Country in which the ministry will take place Please select from the following list of regions: 1. USA 2. Canada, Mexico, & Caribbean 3. Central America 4. South America 5. Europe 6. Middle East 7. East Africa 8. West Africa 9. South Africa 10. South Asia 11. Southeast Asia 12. North Asia 13. South Pacific For example: A ministry team does crusades in Brazil Project Region: South America Project Country: Brazil

PROJECT FUNDING TERM
Project Funding Term Projects need to be bound by a term of 1-3 years. Project funding will not exceed three years.

Requested Funding Term The number of years the project will receive funding

Requested Funding Start Date The date at which funding for the project will begin

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Requested Funding End Date The date at which funding for the project will end

MULTI-YEAR PROJECTS
The Foursquare Foundation expects most projects to be a single year, but projects will be considered where there is a NEED for the sowing of seeds over multiple years in order to reach decisions for Christ. Funding will not exceed three years. In the application, use the space provided to demonstrate why the project needs multiple years of grant funding in order to be fruitful. Note: Please regard the distinction between a multi-year project and the annual repetition of the same project. While the Foursquare Foundation understands that projects such as holiday events, annual events, weekly/monthly events and ministry meetings, etc may continue in subsequent years, they would be eligible for only one year of funding and would not be considered for a multi-year grant. One year projects may be eligible to reapply following a completed project term. If you have specific questions regarding this issue, please call the Foursquare Foundation offices at (213) 989-4512 and we will be happy to assist you.

PROJECT EVANGELISM YIELD
It is important that the Foundation funds leaders and strategies that have a substantial history of soul-winning. If the project is selected for funding, a monthly plan to achieve the number of stated decisions for Christ will be requested. There are two steps in determining your Total Expected Decisions for Project Term:

Step 1: Expected decisions for project term per year WITHOUT Foundation Funding To determine the Project Evangelism Yield WITHOUT Foundation funding, it may be helpful to consider: The number of recorded decisions occurring under the direct leadership of the Project Leader. For example: Pastor John has recorded an average of 500 decisions for Christ per year in ministries that he has directly overseen in the past 5 years. In the next year, it would be reasonable for him to anticipate 500 decisions for Christ. The number of decisions won using similar ministry strategies. For example: last year, Pastor John did 2 neighborhood outreaches and recorded 300 decisions for Christ. This year, if Pastor John did 2 neighborhood outreaches it would be reasonable for him to anticipate 300 decisions for Christ.

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Note: Each box represents 1 year of projected decisions. The "TOTAL" field will auto-calculate.

Step 2: Expected ADDITIONAL decisions for project term per year WITH Foundation Funding To determine the Project Evangelism Yield WITH Foundation funding, it may be helpful to consider: The expansion of current ministry efforts: For example: Pastor John plans to do 2 neighborhood outreaches and anticipates winning 300 decisions for Christ, but with Foundation funding he will accelerate his ministry to 4 neighborhood outreaches and anticipate seeing an additional 300 decisions for Christ. Note: Each box represents 1 year of additional projected decisions due to Foundation funding. The "TOTAL" field will auto-calculate.

PROJECT ACCELERATION
Focus the description on how the Foundation funds will accelerate and impact the project plans. Foursquare Foundation grants should be viewed as an 'afterburner' to existing evangelism efforts, providing the additional resources to extend the harvest further. The description of Acceleration answers the question: "Due to Foundation funding, how much more work will be done and how many more souls will be saved?"

PROJECT LEADER EVANGELISM EXPERIENCE
Ministry History The Project Leader is asked to give a history of his/her past evangelism ministry involvement to date. This history provides a context in which the Foundation can understand the experience, education, and training of the Project Leader. When describing your ministry history, please include: 1. Number of years in ministry as a ministry leader. For example: Pastor John has been the senior pastor of Bible Foursquare Church for 14 years and before that was the youth pastor for 6 years. 2. Number of years leading a project similar to the current application. For example: Pastor John has been leading summer outreaches similar to the outreach proposed in the project for the past 9 years. 3. Level of formal and ministerial education. For example: Pastor John graduated from Bible college in 1989 and from seminary

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in 1995.

Number of Recorded Decisions from all Past Ministry This field represents the total number of decisions recorded as a result of his/her past ministry leadership. This number will support the project s soul-winning projection found in the Project Evangelism Yield section of the application. Note: This number should be from ministries that Project Leader has directly overseen, not ministries that the Project Leader has simply been involved with.

FOLLOW-UP AND DISCIPLESHIP PLAN
Project Plan The Foursquare Foundation values both quantity (salvations for the Kingdom) and quality (continued commitment to the faith) of ministry efforts. Describe the PLAN for follow-up and discipleship of the individuals who have become new believers as a result of evangelism efforts. The plan should clearly articulate the following: 1. Water Baptism 2. Holy Spirit baptism 3. Joining into a church family 4. Programs or materials used (e.g. ALPHA, New believers class, workbooks) 5. Partnering churches or organizations (if any outside of your ministry)

Projected Number of New Believers to be Discipled This figure represents the expected number of new believers (as a result of the project s evangelistic efforts) to be discipled during the project term. When determining this number, please consider: 1. The "Past Number of People Discipled" by the Project Leader. For example: If Pastor John has discipled 100 people in each of the past 5 years, it would be reasonable to expect that Pastor John would be able to disciple 100 people in the next year. 2. Ministries that will serve as partners in the follow-up and discipleship effort. For example: Pastor John s church was able to disciple 50 new believers from a crusade event last year, but with the help of Missionary Foursquare Church they will be able to disciple 100 new believers.

Project Leader History of Follow-up and Discipleship

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The Foursquare Foundation believes in supporting proven leadership. The Project Leader s history in the area of follow-up and discipleship provides a context and foundation for the current project s Follow-up and Discipleship Plan. Describing the general methods used in the area of follow-up and discipleship demonstrates the potential for success of this project. The history should include the following: 1. Past practice of Water Baptism 2. Past practice of Holy Spirit baptism 3. Past practice of joining new believers into a church family 4. Past use of programs or materials (e.g. ALPHA, New believers class, workbooks) 5. Past number of churches planted, cell groups, house churches, and approximate number of water and Holy Spirit baptisms occurring directly under the Project Leader

Past Number of New Believers Discipled This field represents the total number of new believers that have been discipled as a result of the Project Leader s past ministry leadership. When determining this number, it may be helpful to consider: 1. Church growth. For example: Pastor John s church has grown over the past 5 years from 550 to 700 as a result of following up with and discipling 150 new believers reached through the community outreaches. 2. New believer ministries. For example: Pastor John s church reached 275 new believers over the past 5 years through weekly altar ministry. 90 of those new believers were discipled in the church s ALPHA course. 3. Church partnerships. For example: Pastor John s church did evangelism ministry in a neighboring town. 45 of the 102 new believers were discipled in cell groups in the neighboring church.

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Project Plan An Emerging Leader is someone who is identified, gifted, called to evangelism, and will be directly discipled and trained by the Project Leader. Each should be intentionally trained with the goal of multiplying ministry fruitfulness and release into a leadership capacity. Describe the specific method the Project Leader will use to disciple and train each Emerging Leader including: 1. Frequency of interaction between the Project Leader and Emerging Leader (e.g. daily, weekly, monthly)

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2. Ministry training and equipping of the Emerging Leader with the Project Leader (e.g. seminars, curriculum, training materials) 3. Ministry participation of the Emerging Leader with the Project Leader (e.g. preaching, teaching, follow-up with new believers) 4. Mentorship of the Emerging Leader by the Project Leader (e.g. spiritual input, personal counsel, assessment) 5. Plan for the release of the Emerging Leader into ministry after the project term (e.g. Emerging leader pioneers church planting, Emerging Leader leads a crusade, Emerging Leader oversees new radio program) As we understand the process could take several years, their development should not be the focus of the project itself, but should be the result of direct and intentional interaction with the Project Leader and involvement with the project. It is the heart of the Foundation that Project Leaders who are gifted and called evangelists begin to train, lead, and release the next generation into ministry. Note: Emerging Leaders MAY NOT be Accountability Team members or Project Leader References.

Emerging Leader Check Box The check box on the application indicates whether or not the Emerging Leader has agreed to the plan indicated on the application. Emerging Leader / Project Leader agreement ensures that all necessary communication has been established before the application has been submitted.

Project Leader History of Leadership Development The Foursquare Foundation believes in supporting proven leadership. The Project Leader s history in the area of Leadership Development provides a context and foundation for the current project s Leadership Development Plan. Describing the general methods used in the area of leadership development demonstrates the potential for success of this project. The history should include the following: 1. Frequency of past interaction between the Project Leader and Emerging Leaders (e.g. daily, weekly, monthly) 2. Past ministry training and equipping of the Emerging Leader with the Project Leader (e.g. seminars, curriculum, training materials) 3. Past ministry participation of the Emerging Leader with the Project Leader (e.g. e.g. preaching, teaching, follow-up with new believers) 4. Past mentorship of the Emerging Leader by the Project Leader (e.g. spiritual input, personal counsel, assessment) 5. Past release of the Emerging Leader into ministry without the Project Leader (e.g. pioneer church planting, leading crusades, new radio program)

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6. Past number of Emerging Leaders mentored, trained, released into ministry

ACCOUNTABILITY
Accountability Plan The Project Leader should specifically identify a team member to provide financial accountability , another to provide spiritual/personal accountability , and a third to provide operational accountability . For each Accountability Team member, the Project Leader should provide: 1. A schedule of communication (e.g. daily, weekly, monthly, etc.) 2. Type of communication (e.g. phone, email, face to face) 3. Brief history of the relationship between the Project Leader and the Accountability Team member For US Foursquare projects doing ministry within the US , the Accountability Team should include the US Regional Supervisor, District Supervisor, Divisional Superintendent, or Senior Pastor of the Project Leader. For US Foursquare projects doing ministry overseas , the Accountability Team should include the Foursquare Missions International Representative, US District Supervisor, and Senior Pastor of the Project Leader. For International Foursquare projects , the Accountability Team should include the Foursquare Missions International Representative, at least one National Church Council Member, and the Senior Pastor of the Project Leader. For Interdenominational Projects , the Accountability Team should include equivalent representation (as written above) within the denominational affiliation of the Project Leader, such as a member of the Board of Directors, a Senior Pastor, or a similar pastoral covering.

Accountability Team Check Box The check box on the application indicates whether or not the Accountability Team member has agreed to the plan indicated on the application as well as to be available for contact as an Accountability Team member. IMPORTANT: The Project Leader is responsible to request permission from the individuals on this team prior to their inclusion on the application. It is assumed that the relationship between the Project Leader and all Accountability Team members existed before the application cycle.

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PROJECT LEADER HISTORY OF ACCOUNTABILITY
The Project Leader s history in the area of receiving accountability provides a context and foundation for the current project s Accountability Plan. Describing the general methods used in the area of accountability demonstrates the potential for success of this project. The history should include the frequency of communication as well as a history of receiving accountability in the following areas: 1. Past financial accountability 2. Past spiritual/personal accountability 3. Past operational accountability

PROJECT COST
The minimum grant request is $10,000/year, with a maximum grant request of $100,000/year; however, the Total Project Cost may extend to whatever amount necessary to complete the project. The Total Project Cost should be represented on the Project Budget Detail section of the application.

Project Cost by Year The yearly total amount required to complete the project

Total Project Cost (this field will auto-calculate) The grand total amount required to complete the project

Foursquare Foundation Dollars Requested by Year The yearly amount requested from the Foursquare Foundation

Total Amount Requested from the Foundation (this field will auto-calculate) The grand total amount requested from the Foundation which may not be more than 50% of the Total Project Cost or $100,000 per year.

MATCHING FUNDS AND OTHER REVENUES
A table is provided to specify the source and amount of Matching Funds for the project. While many projects will have an equal 50/50 match between Foundation funds and the project's Matching Funds, some projects' Total Project Cost extend beyond the Foundation matching funding limit of $100,000/year (i.e. Total Project Costs of greater than $200,000/year). These projects will have a different balance in which the Foundation funds will provide less than 50% of the Total Project Cost. In this case, all other revenues beyond the 50/50 match should still

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be listed as Matching Funds and detailed as part of the Project Budget on the application.

Currently Held Matching Funds Currently Held Matching Funds are those already in possession and designated for this project. Step 1: Name of Organization Give the name of the organization or entity from which the project will receive matching funds. For example: The Water Foundation, John Smith, Bible Foursquare Church, Coca Cola Corporation, etc. Step 2: Form of Donation Give the form of donation. For example: cash, Bibles, radio air time, volunteer labor hours, food, building use, etc. Step 3: Value of Donation Give the cash amount or fair market value of the donation in US dollars. Step 4: Date Give the date at which the donation was received.

Anticipated Matching Funds Anticipated Matching Funds are those that will be received for the project during the project term. While 100% of the matching funds may not be on hand at the time of application, projects selected for grant funding may be required to provide proof of matching funds. Step 1: Name of Organization Give the name of the organization or entity from which the project will receive matching funds. For example: The Water Foundation, John Smith, Bible Foursquare Church, Coca Cola Corporation, etc. Step 2: Form of Donation Give the form of donation. For example: cash, Bibles, radio air time, volunteer labor hours, food, building use, etc. Step 3: Value of Donation Give the cash amount or fair market value of the donation in US dollars. Step 4: Date Give the date at which the donation was received.

PROJECT BUDGET INTRODUCTION
The Project Budget Detail section is divided into 4 categories: 1. Project Expenses 2. Project Labor Costs 3. General Administrative Costs

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4. Travel Expenses Please refer to the examples listed below to consider in which category a given expense should be listed. Expenses should not be duplicated between categories. The totals from each category will be auto-filled into the Budget Summary section of the application.

PROJECT EXPENSE DETAIL
The itemized expenses directly related to the completion of the project's mission, not including Project Labor Costs, General Administrative Costs, or Travel Expenses. The total will auto-fill in the "Budget Summary." Amount Budgeted

Detail of Project Expenses

Description

Advertising

$950

500 flyers,15 radio commercials,3 TV commercials Venue for crusade

Venue Rental(two nights) Sound Equipment Rental(two nights) Total:

$4,000

$1,500

Equipment for the crusade

$6450

PROJECT LABOR COSTS DETAIL
The itemized expenses designated for labor directly associated with the project. The total will auto-fill in the "Budget Summary." Remember, the Foursquare Foundation does not fund "General Staff Salaries" but will cover labor dedicated to the completion of the project. Detail of Project Labor Costs Project Manager (10 hours/week) Admin Assistant (2 hours/week) Total:

Amount Budgeted

Description

$4000

Responsible for operations and planning

$600

Responsible for reporting

$4600

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GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS DETAIL
The itemized expenses designated for in-office, non-labor administrative costs directly associated with the project. The total will auto-fill in the "Budget Summary." Detail of General Administrative Costs 1 computer and internet modem Amount Budgeted

Description

$800

For communication with the Foundation and Accountability Team Clipboards, crusade name tags, pens, response cards Provide documentation of the project

Office Supplies

$150

1 Digital Camera Total:

$250

$1200

TRAVEL EXPENSES DETAIL
The itemized expenses designated for travel specifically related to the mission/purpose of the project. The total will auto-fill in the "Budget Summary." Detail of Project Travel Expenses Bus fare (3 people for 8 months) Amount Budgeted

Description

$650

Travel for emerging leaders to weekly meetings with the Project Leader Transport worship team and equipment to the crusade site Gas for Project Leader to visit homes during Follow-up

Van rental (1 weekend)

$150

Gas (weekly local trips)

$200

Total: For Example:

$1000

Project Expenses Project Expenses: Example: $6,450 (auto-calculated from Project Expense Detail)

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Project Labor Costs: Example: $4,600 (auto-calculated from Project Labor Costs Detail) General Administrative: Example: $1,200 (auto-calculated from General Administrative Detail) Travel Expenses: Example: $1,000 (auto-calculated from Travel Expenses Detail) Total Expenses: Sum of all project expenses (this field will auto-calculate)

Revenues Foursquare Foundation Grant: This field will be automatically filled from the "Total Dollars Requested" box on the Project Cost section of the application. Matching Funds and Other Revenues: This field will be automatically filled from the "Total Matching Funds" box on the Matching Funds and Other Revenues section of the application. Total Income: This is the sum of all revenues (this field will auto-calculate) Net Income: "Total Expenses" minus "Total Revenues." This field will be auto-calculated and should equal "$0," indicating that the Project Expenses and the Revenues categories are equal.

PROJECT FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY PLAN
Please describe the plan to ensure the Total Project Cost will be financially sustained after Foundation funding has ended. This should include all methods used to support the continuation of the ministry (e.g. fundraiser events, banquets, micro businesses, donor base, corporate sponsors, speaking honorariums, etc). For example: Pastor John's church annually designates $15,000 for a community evangelism project, but his vision is for a project that would cost $30,000. For this project, he requested the matching funds of $15,000 from the Foursquare Foundation. After the Foursquare Foundation funding has ended, he plans to continue the accelerated project without the $15,000 from the Foursquare Foundation. He plans to raise the additional $15,000 from his donor base, speaking honorariums, and fundraiser banquets throughout the year.

PROJECT LEADER HISTORY OF FUNDRAISING
The Project Leader's history of fundraising to support past ministry efforts provides a context and foundation for the current project's Financial Sustainability Plan. This should include specific fund raising methods and approximate amounts raised through those methods (e.g. fundraiser events, banquets, micro businesses, donor base, corporate sponsors, speaking honorariums, etc). For Example: Each of the past 5 years, Pastor John has raised $70,000 through his donor base, $50,000 through fundraiser banquets, and $65,000 through corporate sponsors.

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DOCUMENTATION
In the event the grant is selected for further diligence, the Foursquare Foundation requires supporting documentation. The following documents should be obtained and organized during the Grant Application cycle so that there will not be any delays in processing the grant: Sponsoring Organization Financial Statements: Please be prepared to provide the Sponsoring Organization's (501 (c)(3) or equivalent) accurate financial information from the previous 2 years. Endorsement Letter from a Foursquare Pastor: Please be prepared to provide an endorsement letter from an active Foursquare Pastor. 501 (c) 3 Status: Please be prepared to provide the declaration letter from the IRS signifying the status of the Sponsoring Organization

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