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Rancho Santa Fe Women's Fund (RSFWF) Grant

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions
for Programs to Benefit Women, Children, and Youth

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Rancho Santa Fe Foundation - Rancho Santa Fe Women's Fund (RSFWF)

Deadline Date:

09/01/21 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs to benefit women, children, and youth. In order to be eligible, a proposal must meet at least one of the following three criteria: it is a bold new endeavor, it addresses a critical or urgent need, or it offers new approaches to existing problems. Only organizations that serve populations in San Diego County are eligible.

Each year RSFWF membership discusses and chooses areas of focus within the non-profit sector. The focus areas for the 2021/2022 cycle are:

  • Children/Teen Services: including at-risk programming, education, job training, and mental health
  • Women's Services: including homelessness, social services, and mental health

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150257

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $50,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants and projects:
- Only 501(c)3 organizations will be considered for funding
- Management of the organization (and project) overseen by reliable, ethical, and experienced personnel
- Project plans need to demonstrate the ability to achieve results
- No organization that discriminates in any way (age, race, national origin, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or religious belief) will be considered for funding

Any organization who has received a grant will not be eligible to receive another grant for three years. This guideline will be applied to the organization itself, as well as to a given project. For example, an organization that received a grant in 2018 would not be eligible until the 2021 grant cycle.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- August 1st -- Letter of Intent form download is available on the website.
- September 1st -- Letter of Intent form from the organization is due by 5:00 PM to Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund. No exceptions.
- November -- Selected organizations will be asked to respond to a Request for Proposal (RFP).
- December -- Proposals (RPFs) are due to Women’s Fund office.
- March -- Selected organizations are invited to move to the Site Visit phase whereby members of the RSFWF will visit the organization to learn more about both the project and the organization itself.
- April -- Selected organizations are asked to attend a General Meeting and make a brief presentation about the project to the Women’s Fund membership. Voting by membership soon follows.
- May -- Recipients are notified and grants are awarded

Additional Information: https://www.rsfwomensfund.org/Grants

Contact Information:

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

Submit LOI online: https://form.jotform.com/211726709015149

If you have questions, please contact staff at:
(760) 230-2761
womensfund@rsffoundation.org

Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund
162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Road, Suite B30
Encinitas, CA 92024

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