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Grants and Volunteer Support to Alabama Nonprofits in Eligible
Locations for Programs that Strengthen Local Families

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Junior League of Montgomery (JLM)

Deadline Date:

08/21/20 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants and volunteer support to Alabama nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for programs that strengthen families in local communities. Funding is intended to support volunteer assisted projects that promote the education and positive development of youth and children, enhance parenting skills, assist the elderly and the medically underserved, and strengthen the community as a whole. Funded projects must serve the residents of Montgomery.

The Junior League of Montgomery’s (JLM) Community Research Committee accepts grant applications for funding and volunteer placement.  Each financial award is accompanied by volunteers. 

Projects must address a major community need and fall within their focus area of “Strengthening Families.” The project should ideally utilize 8-25 volunteers for 15-20 hours each in a meaningful way. A minimum of 8-10 volunteers must be utilized in the project. Priority will be given to proposals that offer a variety of clearly defined volunteer opportunities.

Funded projects may impact Montgomery in areas such as education, children and youth, low income families, life skills development, the elderly, youth at risk, early intervention, parenting, domestic violence, cultural enrichment, and health and well being. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156274

Term of Contract:

A Junior League project “Year” runs from June 1 to May 31.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All project proposals must be received by a designated nonprofit agency that is a 501(c) (3) organization.

Administrative costs will not be supported.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Grant Workshop
- June 23rd at 10:00 am through Zoom
- To register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtce6orzsuGdf_g3erTi7HnTz5cL6-0eKC

Pre-Application Information:

Applications and supporting materials should be submitted via e-mail only, to JLM Community Research, by 11:59 p.m., Friday, August 21, 2020.

After you submit your proposal, you will be contacted by a Community Research Committee member to discuss your proposal, and a site visit may be scheduled. This will occur after September 1, 2020.

The Committee members will thoroughly review each submitted proposal, and after the review process the CRC will make a recommendation to the Junior League Board of Directors.

Proposed projects will be voted on by the full JLM membership in February 2021. (Applicants not receiving funding will be notified via email by February 2021.)

Projects are not officially accepted until a minimum number of Junior League members volunteer to staff the project. Thus, a membership-approved project can be denied funding if members do not choose to volunteer for the project.

A contract between the Junior League and the sponsoring organization of each accepted project will be signed in May 2021. Checks will be presented to the selected organizations at that time.

Contact Information:

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

Submit the completed proposal and required attachments to jlmcommresearch@gmail.com.

For questions, please contact the Community Research Chair, Amber Cameron, at the email address indicated above.

Junior League of Montgomery
3570 Carter Hill Road
Montgomery, Alabama 36111
Phone: 334-288-8816

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama: Montgomery

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