Foundation / Corporation
Junior League of Bakersfield (JLB)
01/12/18 - Postmarked or hand delivered
Grants of up to $5,000 and grants starting at $5,000 to Kern County, California nonprofit community organizations to improve the quality of life of women and children. Funding is specifically intended for programs that encourage family involvement and educate children and their families. Funding is available for one-time expenditures for equipment, as well as larger programs that will empower women and children.
Types of Grants:
1) Enabling Funds
Grants are up to $5,000 and may be used purchase items that support an important need of the nonprofit applicant. Examples may include: helmets, community garden tools, eyeglasses, tuition for children to attend a program, shoes, car seats, etc.
2) Project Funds
Project Funds grants may exceed $5,000 and are for defined programs that enrich, train, educate, or enhance the lives of women or children. The defined program would target a specific goal or population and may also include the purchase of items that are a necessary component of the program.
Examples may include ideas such as: healthy eating classes that include food preparation; job skills and interview training classes; etc. During the duration of the project, JLB will assign a committee of trained volunteers to serve as the primary contact and project support.
GrantWatch ID#: 166598
Enabling Funds range from $100 to $5,000.
Project Funds can be greater than $5,000.
Enabling Funds grants are for one year.
Project Funds grants are one year and can be renewed annually for up to three years, if supported by JLB membership.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Completed applications are to be postmarked or dropped off at:
1928 19th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
If dropping off, please note that Office Hours are 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM Tuesday through Friday.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com or call the Junior League Office (661)322-1671.
Vern Pike, President
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