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Community Services Funding (CSF)

Grants to California Nonprofits for Programs that
Improve the Quality of Life for Residents of Mission Viejo

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City of Mission Viejo

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Deadline Date:

02/28/19 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations for community projects that contribute to the quality of life for residents of Mission Viejo. Funding is intended to provide resources for a variety of human service projects that benefit the community.

Eligible community service projects include, but are not limited to:

- Crisis intervention and/or centers
- Youth services and athletics
- Senior citizens
- Special and physically and developmentally disabled population
- Children day care
- Health and safety
- Youth-serving agencies

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148655

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are limited to $5,000 per agency.

Term of Contract:

The program period runs from July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All community not-for-profit organizations meeting the requirements and guidelines specified in the City Council’s “Community Service Program Funding” policy (PDF attached) may apply for funds. Refer to policy for funding clarifications and restrictions.

Funds will not be allocated to:
a) political action committees, political candidates, or political campaigns;
b) any organization conducting a religious activity;
c) organizations conducting a fund-raising event or activity;
d) for the rental of Mission Viejo City facilities; and
e) for school district programs and/or projects. Grad night funding is exempt from this funding process.

Funding requested from membership based adult organizations will not be considered if the funds requested are to be used to directly benefit its members and not the community at large.

Funding requested from youth sports groups will be considered only if the request is to support the youth sports group in a regional, state, or national competition, but not for travel out of the country, and provided that the requesting group is predominately composed of Mission Viejo residents.

Insurance Standards: The minimum amount for General Liability Insurance is $1 million general aggregate. For more details on these standards, see the Insurance Standards document in Supporting Documents below.

Pre-proposal Conference:

New applicants are encouraged to attend the grant orientation meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 6pm at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center.


Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be available in December 2018 and due February 28, 2019. Funds will be distributed in June 2019.

Contact Information:

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

Mail or deliver applications to:

Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center
24932 Veterans Way
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Attn: Leslie Rea-McDonald, Grant Administrator


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USA: California: City of Mission Viejo