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AEC Trust Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts,
Education, Environment, Health and Human Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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AEC Trust

Deadline Date:

09/01/18

Description:

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Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to Florida, Georgia, Colorado, and Massachusetts nonprofits in eligible regions for programs in the areas of the environment, education, arts, culture, and health and human services. Preference will be given to projects that focus on women's issues or people living with AIDS.

The foundation responds more favorably to proposals coming from the geographical regions of Gainesville, Florida; Atlanta or Decatur, Georgia (within Fulton or Dekalb Counties); Boulder, Colorado; and Western Massachusetts.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174466

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant requests should be made within the $10,000 to $50,000 range and should not exceed 50% of total budget.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are awarded to charitable organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. No grants are made to individuals.

The foundation responds more favorably to proposals coming from the geographical regions of Gainesville, Florida; Atlanta or Decatur, Georgia (within Fulton or Dekalb Counties); Boulder, Colorado; and Western Massachusetts.

Requests for endowment; annual fund campaigns; sponsorships; and special events are discouraged.

Grants are not made to affiliates of large public charities such as The United Way, The March of Dimes, American Cancer Society, The Salvation Army, etc. Instead, the foundation prefers to fund organizations that do not receive wide public support.

Government agencies, political and religious organizations do not receive funding. Occasional exceptions have been made for religious groups which provide social services in the community at large.

Pre-Application Information:

The AEC Trust Advisory Board meets twice a year to consider grant proposals. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals well in advance of, but no later than, April 1st for the May meeting and September 1st for the October meeting.

To begin the application process, take the online eligibility quiz (see Contact Information below). Organizations that meet the requirements will be invited to submit a full proposal by completing an online application.

Please note: Access to the online Eligibility Quiz and subsequent application will be closed for 45 days following each deadline and the "START" button will not appear. Please check back after May 15th to access the Eligibility Quiz for the Fall meeting and after October 15th for the Spring meeting.

The AEC Trust prefers to initiate site visits, if needed, and generally discourages pre-application meetings. Proposals are screened and evaluated upon receipt. Organizations are notified promptly as to the status of each proposal. Those that are considered inappropriate under the guidelines are declined on a rolling basis.

Online Application FAQs:
https://online.foundationsource.com/common/faq/faq_premier.htm

Contact Information:

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

To begin the application process, click "Start" at the bottom of the RFP URL below.

Foundation Source
premiersupport@foundationsource.com
(800) 839-5316

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado: Boulder;   Florida: Gainesville;   Georgia: Atlanta or Decatur (within Fulton or Dekalb Counties);   Massachusetts: the Western region of the state