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B.W. Bastian Foundation Grants

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Western States to Promote Equity and
Diversity through the Arts and Community Building

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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B.W. Bastian Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/15/18

Description:

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Grants ranging from $100 to $15,000 to Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana nonprofits for programs that promote equality and diversity through community building and the arts. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Priority is given to HIV/AIDS programs as well as activities that promote the rights of individuals and encourage equality for the LGBT community.

The Foundation funds general operating support, project support, specific programs, advocacy and capacity building.

Primarily, the Foundation provides funding in the Intermountain West region of the United States, which includes Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana. The Foundation also funds nationally in the U. S. (those projects of national scope and/or impact).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174115

Estimated Size of Grant:

A typical grant ranges from $100 - $15,000

Term of Contract:

The grant period is for one year. The Foundation avoids multiple year grants.

If you have received three years of consecutive funding, you may be asked to refrain from reapplying for one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants will only be made to nonprofit organizations or those entities that have a 501(C)3 tax status. If you have received 3 years of consecutive funding, you may be asked to refrain from reapplying for 1 year.

Not funded:
- Individuals
- Lobbying, political campaigns, medical research
- Organizations outside of the geographic area with hopes of making their program into a national project
- Film productions, scholarship projects, and capital projects

Typically, proposals are not accepted for building or large capital projects.

The B.W. Bastian Foundation only supports organizations who wholeheartedly embrace the principle of equality. As such, each organization must include a statement specifically stating their commitment of equality for all Americans, including the gay and lesbian community in their application.

Geographic Focus:

Primarily, the Foundation provides funding in the Intermountain West region of the United States, which includes Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana. The Foundation also funds nationally in the U. S. (those projects of national scope and/or impact).

Pre-Application Information:

Unsolicited grant requests are not accepted from any organization. You must first enquire by email or phone. Even if you have received funding from the Foundation, you must first enquire about the possibility of applying for a grant by email or telephone.

More about program areas: http://bastianfoundation.org/about_us

Proposal Due: March 15
Grants Awarded: May 15

Proposal Due: September 15
Grants Awarded: October 30

**Holiday grant cycle by invitation only
Proposal Due: November 15
Grants Awarded: December

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: http://bastianfoundation.org/grants/apply

Michael Marriott, Executive Director
801.322.0260 x3333
Fax: 202.462.2260
michael@bwbproperties.com

B.W. Bastian Foundation
51 West Center #755
Orem, UT 84057

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Idaho;   Montana;   Utah;   Wyoming