There are two ways to receive a grant from the Amador Community Foundation:
The Amador Community Foundation stewards a variety of donor-advised funds. Grants are awarded from a donor-advised fund based upon recommendations from the donors who set up the fund or their designated representatives.
The Amador Community Foundation has several funds that award grants on a competitive basis. The Foundation maintains both unrestricted grant funds and funds with unique focus areas. All grant proposals are reviewed by a grants committee which is comprised of members of the Foundation’s board of directors and community representatives. The review process focuses on the greatest impact and most effective use of the community’s donations over the long term. Priority is given to proposals that successfully address the following:
Through the Foundation's competitive grantmaking process, the prioritizes grant opportunities with: