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El Dorado Hills Endowment Grant


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Funding Source
El Dorado Community Foundation
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Geographic Focus
USA: California: El Dorado Hills

Important Dates
Deadline: 09/28/23 11:59 PM PST Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations and agencies serving eligible locations for activities that benefit the local community. Funding is intended to support programs that inspire new ideas and address unfulfilled community needs. Funded activities must serve the residents and community of El Dorado Hills.

Each committee evaluates every application seeking opportunity to make effective use of the community’s donations by placing a high priority on applications that successfully address the following topics:

  • Capacity of the Organization – How well do the organization’s board, volunteers and staff demonstrate the skills, experience, and commitment to carry out the proposed project?
  • Organization Mission and Funding Focus – To what extent does the project relate to both the organization’s core mission and the grant fund’s focus?
  • Need for Project – Is the grant addressing a relevant need in El Dorado County, has the need been demonstrated and is the organization qualified to meet the need?
  • Objectives and Methods – Does this project have clear and measurable goals that will result in a meaningful improvement to the community?
  • Budget and Project Sustainability – Is the project budget realistic and will the project be sustainable after an investment from the Foundation?


Additional Eligibility Criteria
The El Dorado Hills Area Foundation Grants are open to all nonprofits and agencies serving El Dorado Hills and/or its neighboring communities.

The Foundation will not make competitive grants for:
- Debt reduction
- Fundraising events
- Religious activities
- Political campaigns

Pre-Application Information
Applications are due before 11:59pm on September 28th, 2023.

Recipients will be announced and awarded in January 2024.

Estimated Size of Grant
Proposals of up to $10,000 will be accepted.

Contact Information
Apply online:

El Dorado Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1388
312 Main Street. Suite 201
Placerville, CA 95667

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