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Ocotillo Wind Imperial Valley Fund (OWIVF) Grant

Grants to California Nonprofits and Institutions to Improve
the Quality of Life for Residents in Eligible Areas

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Imperial Valley Community Foundation (IVCF) - Ocotillo Wind Imperial Valley Fund (OWIVF)

Deadline Date:

04/27/20 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations, public institutions, and charitable organizations including schools and school districts for programs that improve the quality of life for residents in eligible areas. Programs should benefit residents and communities of Imperial Valley.

The Imperial Valley Community Foundation (IVCF) is requesting proposals for a competitive grant opportunity made possible and offered through its Ocotillo Wind Imperial Valley Fund (OWIVF) to support and develop new and existing programs benefitting the Imperial Valley.

Grants from this RFP are committed to improving the quality of life in Imperial Valley. Grants will encourage and leverage other community resources, build partnerships and increase collaboration to ensure that efforts and grant impacts are sustainable, meaningful and measurable.

Proposals for this grant opportunity must address one or more of the following priorities in order to be considered for funding:

  1. Civic Engagement
  2. Disaster Recovery & Emergency Preparedness
  3. Economic & Workforce Development
  4. Health & Wellness
  5. Youth Education, Recreation & Safety

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 139356

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Estimated Size of Grant:

No single request or award may exceed $10,000.

Term of Contract:

Successful applicants will have twelve months from the date of receiving their grant award to complete their project, depending on the type of grant awarded and scope of the proposed activities. Multi-year commitments will not be considered.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants include qualified 501c3 organizations and public institutions or other entities (such as schools and school districts) that have a designated charitable purpose.

Applicants must be Imperial Valley-serving organizations. Organizations headquartered outside of Imperial County must demonstrate significant service to the area.

Organizations with religious affiliations will be considered for funding only if the project for which they seek support attempts to address the needs of the wider community without regard to religious beliefs.

Grants will not be awarded for:
a. Organizations that discriminate on the basis of age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race or religion.
b. Fraternal organizations, unless in support of a specific program open to or benefiting the entire community relevant to this grant.
c. Fundraising events such as annual campaigns, walkathons, tournaments, fashion shows, auctions or dinners, etc.
d. Paying off debts or existing obligations.
e. Endowment funds.
f. Scholarships, fellowships, or travel grants.

Pre-Application Information:

This program is currently accepting applications for the grant application period ending Monday, April 27, 2020. Applications are due by/before 5:00pm on April 27, 2020.

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Contact Information:

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

Application Portal:

Mailing: Imperial Valley Community Foundation, PO Box 2739, El Centro, CA 92244
Office: Imperial Valley Community Foundation, 1000 Broadway, El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: (760) 336-0055

For questions, please contact Bobby Brock at (760) 336-0055 or email

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USA: California: Imperial Valley

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