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50th Anniversary Capital Expenditure Grant

Grant to a Kern County, California Non-Profit
for a Capital Project that Benefits Women & Children

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Foundation / Corporation

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Junior League of Bakersfield

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One grant of $50,000 to a Kern County, California non-profit organization for a sustainable capital expenditure project that supports the Foundation's goal of improving the lives of area women and/or children through education, family, social welfare and other programs. Interested applicants must submit a Letter of Intent by October 21, 2014.

While not limited to these, the following are some suggested and customary Capital Expenditures:

1. Acquisition of land, a building or other necessary organizational space.
2. The restoration, repair or renovation of an existing property for the same or a different usage.
3. Acquisition or upgrading of major technology or any other needed equipment.
4. Acquisition of a vehicle(s) necessary to help meet organizational goals.

A grant request for ordinary daily operating expenditures such as rent, utilities, salaries or consumable materials will not be considered.

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GrantWatch ID#: 146778

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While not completely mandatory, the JLB Selection Committee would prefer a maximum two year timeline from start to completion of the Capital Expenditure Project.


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any non-profit organization having its own 501(c)3 designation and operating within Kern County with a proposed Capital Expenditure Project benefiting women and/or children may apply.

While the entire project may include collaborative efforts, only one lead non-profit organization may be the actual grant recipient.

All applying organizations MUST have their own non-profit designation. Fiscal agents/DBA’s will NOT be considered.

Consideration will also not be given for individuals, political groups, promotion of specific religious causes, governmental agencies, businesses, for-profit organizations as well as projects inconsistent with non-discrimination statutes.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent by Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 to: Grant finalists will be contacted on November 18, 2014 and invited to submit a full Grant Application which will then be due January 13, 2015.

A mandatory interview with the grant committee will be one part of the review process and will be scheduled on the afternoon of January 28, 2015. At least one representative for your project should must this 30-minute interview.

Contact Information:

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

Junior League of Bakersfield
1928 - 19th Street, P.O. Box 2920
Bakersfield, CA 93303

Telephone: (661) 322-1671
Fax: (661) 324-2552

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