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2019 Healdsburg Forever Grant Program

Grants to California Nonprofits for Youth Development, Health,
Education, and Human Services in Healdsburg and Geyserville

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation Sonoma County

Conf. Date:

08/15/19

Deadline Date:

09/13/19 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $6,500 and grants of up to $13,000 to California nonprofit organizations for programs and projects benefiting the communities of Geyserville and Healdsburg. Funding is intended to support operational and programmatic expenses in the areas of youth development and education, health and human services, environmental education, and arts education.

The Foundation will seek opportunities to align Healdsburg Forever grants in in Health & Human Services and Youth Development & Education with the county-wide collective impact initiatives Health Action and Cradle to Career programs for maximum impact. Grants in Health & Human Services and Youth Development & Education will continue to be prioritized, but Healdsburg Forever will seek to fund across the four program areas in order to support a sustainable and inclusive community in which all individuals have the opportunity to thrive.

Criteria specific to Health & Human Services and Education & Youth Development applicants:

- Addresses a significant problem that affects the lives of individuals in the communities served
- Meets essential human needs for food, shelter, employment, health care and education
- Serves an underserved population

Criteria specific to Arts Education and Environmental Education applicants:

- Provides direct arts/environmental education experiences
- Reduces barriers to participation, i.e., service hours, waiting lists, financial limitations, language/cultural differences, disabilities, geography, or transportation.
- Curriculum is delivered by qualified staff
- Provides multiple exposures to the curriculum (such as visits, lessons, or other engagement opportunities)

For additional Criteria, see the Policy and Criteria document listed in Supporting Documents below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173873

Estimated Size of Grant:

- For the program areas of Youth Development and Education, and Health and Human Services: Requests up to $13,000.
- For the program areas of Environmental Education and Arts Education: Requests up to $6,500.
- The average grant award range is $5,000 to $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Healdsburg Forever provides grants to Sonoma County nonprofit organizations serving the Healdsburg and Geyserville communities.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A Grant Workshop will be held on August 15 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at the Healdsburg Community Center.

To register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07egi5s97le567fef2&oseq=&c=&ch=

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:

- August 9: Application opens online.
- August 15 from 9:00-10:00 am: Grant workshop for applicants at the Foss Creek Community Center (optional)
- Friday, September 13: Applications due by 4:00 pm
- September 30 - October 11: Applicant phone calls will be made
- October 14-25: Site visits, if scheduled, will be conducted
- November 13-29: Applicants notified of grant awards

Contact Information:

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

Online application portal: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1077?SA=SNA&FID=35092

For questions about the Healdsburg Forever Grant Program, please contact:

Ariana Díaz De León
adiazdeleon@sonomacf.org
707-303-9619

For questions regarding the online application, please contact:

Annette Williams
awilliams@sonomacf.org
707-303-9639

Community Foundation Sonoma County
120 Stony Point Road
Suite 220
Santa Rosa CA 95401
707.579.4073

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Healdsburg and Geyserville