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Community Assistance Fund (CAF) Grant

Grants to Mobile Area, Alabama Nonprofits, Schools,
and Agencies for Children's Nutrition and Fitness

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Junior League of Mobile (JLM) - Community Assistance Fund (CAF)

Deadline Date:

10/31/17 Noon

Description:

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 to Mobile area, Alabama nonprofit organizations, public schools, and faith-based agencies for programs to improve the health of local children. Funding is specifically intended for the areas of hunger, nutrition, and fitness.

A request for funding is appropriate if it meets one or more of the following criteria:

- Addresses a critical or basic need
- Funds a pilot program
- Expands upon or provides a significant service to the community
- Addresses the possible disruption of a program or service
- Has the ability to meet an unforeseen need not covered by an organization’s budget or present financial resources

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174584

Estimated Size of Grant:

CAF grants are small amounts of money usually in the $1,000 to $4,000 range.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Requirements:

- Funds may only be granted to nonprofit, tax exempt organizations having proof of 501(c)3 authorization, schools that have public school status, or religious agencies which benefit the general public.
- Organization has not received CAF monies within the past twenty four months.

Note: JLM partner agencies that receive JLM volunteers and/or programming funds are not eligible for CAF funds.

Requests will not be considered for: fundraising drives, staff salaries, capital campaigns, political campaigns, sectarian religious projects, scholarships, tuition, research, endowments, agency/non-agency individuals, or agencies currently involved in a financial or project commitment with JLM.

Pre-Application Information:

Important Dates:
- October 31, 2017 at noon: Applications due to JLM
- December 2017: Winners Notified

Review Criteria:
http://www.juniorleaguemobile.org/assistancefundcriteria/

Additional information is required for evaluation of assistance request and must be included with your application:

- A copy of your agency’s IRS letter of determination of tax-exempt status.
- Fiscal year-end balance sheet and income statement.
- Program budget (revenues and expenditures by line item).
- Other sources of projected income.
- If applicable, proof of public school status.

Contact Information:

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

Email the application and requested information to:
communityassistance@juniorleaguemobile.org

Or, mail to:

Community Assistance Fund
Junior League of Mobile
57 North Sage Ave
Mobile, Al 36607

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama: Mobile area

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