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Augusta Bar Foundation Grant

Grants to Georgia Nonprofits and Agencies
in Eligible Counties to Benefit Youth

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation for the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) - Augusta Bar Foundation

Deadline Date:

08/15/20 5:00 PM - Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible counties for programs that benefit youth. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life and provide general opportunities for youth that are underserved, at-risk, and disadvantaged within the Augusta Judicial Circuit. The goal of this program is to give these youth alternatives to crime, violence, substance abuse, and illiteracy, while at the same time, reducing the burden on the courts and system of justice. Funds should benefit youth in Burke, Columbia, and Richmond Counties.

Currently, the Augusta Bar Foundation will consider funding proposals that include the following areas:

  • Requests that address a community need, an emerging community need, and/or provide a new, creative approach to a community need that positively affects at-risk, disadvantaged, and underserved youth.
  • Requests that demonstrate the ability to achieve measurable results. Priority will be given to a project/organization demonstrating high probability of sustainability beyond the grant period.
  • Requests that fit within at least one of the following funding areas:
    • Education (within and outside the school system; skills training);
    • Mentoring (providing positive role models in relationships, parenting, employment);
    • Health and Safety (conflict resolution and substance abuse);
    • Self-Sufficiency (such as education, self-esteem, empowerment, self-respect); and
    • Family Issues (such as parenting skills, family counseling, and juvenile justice).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146402

Estimated Size of Grant:

Range of Grants: The Augusta Bar Foundation will not consider a funding request exceeding $5,000.

Term of Contract:

Funding Restrictions: Two years on and one year off

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- Organizations must be located and provide services in one or more of the eligible counties
- Applicants must qualify as charitable under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or be classified as a unit of government, or other charitable, education or cultural organization.
- Organizations must not discriminate on basis of age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religious beliefs.
- Organizations must demonstrate financial stability.
- The Augusta Bar Foundation will accept only one application per organization per year. Organizations that received grants from the Augusta Bar Foundation during calendar years 2018 and 2019 will not be eligible for a grant during 2020, but may reapply in 2021.

Not Funded:
- Capital and endowment campaigns
- Travel and conferences
- Individuals
- Fraternal organizations
- Organizations for re-granting purposes
- Capital expenses for transportation

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Application Deadline: August 15th. All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on August 15th. If this date falls on a weekend, the application must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the following business day.
- Final decisions on grant approvals will be made by December, 2020.

The Foundation strongly encourages organizations to submit their applications before the August 15th deadline.

The Foundation does not consider proposals submitted by facsimile transmission (fax) or email. You must mail or hand deliver your application.

Contact Information:

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

Submit To:
The Augusta Bar Foundation
C/O Mr. Sam G. Nicholson
Nicholson Revell, LLP
4137 Columbia Road
Augusta, Georgia 30907

Direct questions to:
Augusta Bar Foundation
(706) 722-8784

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Georgia: Burke, Columbia, and Richmond Counties

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