City of Mesa Neighborhood Outreach Office
10/16/14 4:00 PM
Grants in the form of in-kind donations valued at up to $100 to City of Mesa, Arizona residents, neighborhood groups, local businesses, church groups, and others who are planning to volunteer for a beautification, cleanup, or other community service project on the upcoming national day of service. The purpose of these grants is to provide volunteers with either:
(a) Store gift cards to Home Depot or Wal-Mart for the purchase of some of the materials and supplies that are needed in order to accomplish their service project, or
(b) Two free landfill passes for the disposal of debris from their service project.
Landfill passes are available for either the Salt River Landfill or the San Tan Transfer Station. If awarded two landfill passes, applicants will be asked to specify a preference: Salt River landfill at 13602 N. Beeline Highway (Gilbert Rd. and the Beeline Highway), or San Tan Transfer Station at 4040 S. 80th St. (Warner and Sossaman). Please note that the San Tan Transfer Station will close at noon and passes will only be valid on that day - Saturday, October 25th. The Salt River landfill is open until 5:00 PM.
Mesa’s Make a Difference Day Mini Grant Program goals are to:
- Support high impact, well-organized, and independently-run projects that have a positive impact in Mesa for Make a Difference Day 2014.
- Strengthen the capacity of individuals, groups, and neighborhoods to solve problems, make decisions, and to respond more effectively to issues and challenges facing them.
- Increase the leadership skills of individuals planning independent volunteer service activities to maximize people’s efforts to work together and share responsibility.
GrantWatch ID#: 147272
Only one grant of up to $100 in the form of a store gift card to Home Depot or Wal-Mart, or up to two landfill passes, may be requested per project. A maximum of $200 will be awarded per city council district.
Project must take place on Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For general questions about Make a Difference Day Mini Grants, contact
Andrea Alicoate by phone at (480) 644-5034 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For general questions about Make a Difference Day, contact Emily Blankenship, by phone at (480) 644-5701 or email at Emily.email@example.com.
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