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2021 Robert H. Janssen Youth and Youth Sports Fund

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Locations
for Programs that Benefit Young People

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Foundation / Corporation

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Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County (SLOCCF)

Deadline Date:

01/15/21 5:00 PM PST

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for activities that benefit area youth. Funding is intended to support programs that serve all sectors of local communities without regard to income level. Grants should be used to promote sports and enrichment programs that serve the youth of San Luis Obispo County.

Through the generosity of the Robert H. Janssen Foundation, grants are available to local nonprofit organizations providing youth enrichment programs and/or youth sports programs in the City of SLO and adjacent area within San Luis Obispo County. The Janssen Youth & Youth Sports Fund seeks to support programs that enrich the lives of local youth and ideally reflect the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets.

Mr. Janssen was a lifelong resident of SLO County and devoted a considerable amount of time to local youth sports and other community and youth activities. He valued the benefits for all youth that could be gained through participation in team activities with positive adult mentorship.

The Fund will place emphasis on active participation over educational programming. 

Priority Areas: 

  1. Youth baseball programs in the city of San Luis Obispo
  2. Youth baseball programs in San Luis Obispo County
  3. Youth enrichment programs in San Luis Obispo County

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 157647

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum grant award will be $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County supports charitable organizations whose programs primarily benefit San Luis Obispo County residents. An organization must have a current tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service under Section 501(c)(3) and/or 509(a)1 or a current memorandum of understanding outlining fiscal sponsorship partnership to apply. All grant proposals will be reviewed and all applying agencies will be notified within the outlined timeline.

The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County does not make grants to/for:
- Individuals
- Organizations that discriminate on the basis of age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race or religion
- Fraternal Organizations, unless in support of a specific program open to or benefiting the entire community
- Governmental Organizations
- Indirect Administrative costs greater than 15% of the awarded funds (indirect administrative funds are defined as office supplies and do not include staff time)
- Fundraising events such as annual campaigns, walk-a-thons, tournaments, fashion shows, auctions or dinners
- Organizations with religious affiliations unless the program is open to the entire community without regard to religious beliefs
- Organizations and programs designed to elect candidates to public office
- Organizations located outside San Luis Obispo County unless for a specific program benefiting residents of-and conducted within-San Luis Obispo County
- Pay off past debts or existing obligations
- Endowment funds
- Scholarships, fellowships, travel grants and technical or specialized research

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Begin Accepting Applications Date: 11/16/2020
- Deadline Date (PST Time Zone): 1/15/2021 5:00 PM

You may watch a recording of a Grant Information Session recorded on Zoom on September 24, 2020 for the Fall 2020 Grants Program on YouTube. https://youtu.be/QwM8RNCmxUQ

More information:
https://www.cfsloco.org/nonprofits/

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: San Luis Obispo County

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