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Community Giving Grant

Junior Service League (JSL) of Grand Junction

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #136405

Grant Description

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Colorado nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life for residents in eligible communities. The purpose of the program is to provide services that assist local women, children, and families. Eligible projects are those that benefit residents of Mesa County.

The Community Giving Program enables Junior Service League (JSL) of Grand Junction to support nonprofit community organizations rendering services that enhance the quality of life for women, children, and families in Mesa County.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All applicants must satisfy the following criteria:
- All applicants must have at least a three-member Board of Directors.
- Applicants must have non-profit 501(c)(3) status with the IRS.
- All programs must have been operating for no less than two (2) years, by application deadline.
- Upon request, all applicants must be able to provide previous fiscal year financial statement (audited if available) in addition to current fiscal year budget.
- All JSL funds must be used in Mesa County and primarily serve Mesa County residents.

JSL will not accept requests from:
- Sectarian/Religious programs designed specifically for their member’s benefit
- Individuals
- Animal rights organizations, not excluding Animal Welfare
- Federal, State or Local governments
- Political groups / candidates
- Media organizations
- Trade associations
- Fundraising drives
- JSL’s own events

JSL does not accept requests for:
- Multi-year funding
- Funding to cover operational costs only, no salary or employee costs

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is August 31, 2022.

JSL will not award more than one (1) grant per year to any organization, including parent corporations or subsidiaries.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Requests should not exceed $10,000.

Term of Contract:

The Foundation does not accept requests for multi-year funding. Funds must be committed and used within one (1) year from date of receipt.

Contact Information:

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Please direct questions to

Junior Service League
PO Box 2385
Grand Junction, CO 81502

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