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Community Services Funding (CSF)

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for
Programs that Improve the Quality of Life for Local Residents

Agency Type:

Local

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City of Mission Viejo

Conf. Date:

01/08/20

Deadline Date:

02/28/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for a wide range of services and programs that contribute to the quality of life of local residents. Funding is intended to support human services projects that benefit the community of Mission Viejo, including veterans services; crisis intervention and/or centers; drug abuse prevention services; homeless support services; senior citizens; services for special needs populations; child day care; health and safety and youth-serving agencies.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148655

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are limited to $5,000 per agency; however, final funding determinations are made by City Council.

Term of Contract:

Funding will be awarded no later than June 30, 2020 for the program cycle beginning July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021. Funds must be utilized by June 30, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All community not-for-profit organizations meeting the requirements and guidelines specified in the City Council's Community Services Funding Policy may apply for funds.

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.

Pre-proposal Conference:

All applicants are encouraged to attend the grant orientation meeting on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 6pm at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center.

RSVP to Leslie Rea-McDonald (see details in Contact Information, below).

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be available in December 2019 and due February 28, 2020, by 5:00 PM.

Grants will be awarded in June 2020.

Contact Information:

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

Email applications to: CSFunding@cityofmissionviejo.org

Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center
24932 Veterans Way
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Leslie Rea-McDonald, Grant Administrator
lmcdonald@cityofmissionviejo.org
(949)470-8412

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USA: California: City of Mission Viejo

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