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Plantation Community Foundation Grant

Grants to South Sarasota County, Florida Nonprofits
for Programs in Culture, Education, and Social Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Plantation Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

11/30/17

Description:

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Grants to South Sarasota County, Florida nonprofit organizations for programs and projects in the areas of cultural enrichment, healthcare, environment, education, and social services for the elderly, adults and youth. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life in the region.

The Plantation Community Foundation, Inc. gives grants for capital or other specific expenditures to 501(c)(3) tax exempt organizations. Grants should be for tangible items or operating expenses that relate directly to services provided to the clients of said agency.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150110

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Plantation Community Foundation, Inc. gives grants to 501(c)(3) tax exempt organizations located in South Sarasota, Florida.

It is the policy of the Foundation to make grants to organizations addressing issues within the boundaries of the geographic area from Osprey south to the Sarasota/Charlotte County line and in the east/west direction from the Gulf of Mexico to the general area of Interstate 75.

Agencies which are founded and run by religious denominations must seek and be available to clients of all beliefs. A significant number of their clients must be from different religious denominations; proof of such must be demonstrated to reviewer.

Agencies with large Unrestricted Funds may not be considered for a grant.

Agencies which are heavily funded with large budgets, where our relatively small grant would have little or no effect on their services, may not be considered for a grant.

Agencies which are obviously poorly run and show little chance of improvement will not be considered for a grant.

Agencies with little or no presence in South Sarasota County may not be considered for a grant.

Administrative expenses and general operating expenses are not eligible for consideration.

Pre-Application Information:

To apply and be considered for a grant, you must complete the application and submit two copies of both the application form and the supporting information by November 30th.  See contact info. below for the mailing address.

See Supporting Documents below for Application Information in either MS Word or PDF formats.

Each qualified applicant will be visited by a member of the Grants Committee during which time you may present any further information considered to be significant to a decision.

Agencies which were awarded a grant in the previous year must show proof, with receipts, of the expenditure of the funds awarded or will not be considered for a grant. These receipts or a letter of confirmation explaining how the funds were expended must have been received by December 31st of the previous year.

If you are awarded a grant, you will be notified in writing in late March; and you will receive your award at the Grants Award Luncheon in April.

Contact Information:

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

See Supporting Documents below to download Application in either MS Word or PDF formats.

Send to:
Grants Committee Chairperson
Plantation Community Foundation, Inc.
500 Rockley Boulevard
Venice, FL 34293

For questions:
Phone: 941-497-4826
E-mail: pcf500@verizon.net

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: South Sarasota County: within the boundaries of the geographic area from Osprey south to the Sarasota/Charlotte County line and in the east/west direction from the Gulf of Mexico to the general area of Interstate 75.