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Davis Conservation Foundation Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Northern New England States for
Environmental Protection and Outdoor Recreation Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Davis Conservation Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/10/18 5:00 PM EST

Description:

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Grants to Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts nonprofits for programs and projects that focus on wildlife, wildlife habitat, environmental protection, and outdoor recreation in the Northern New England region. Projects that strengthen volunteer activity and outreach/community involvement in these categories are of particular interest.

The Foundation's broad purpose is the wise utilization, protection, and advancement of the physical environment and the different natural forms of life that inhabit it, including wildlife, sea life and mankind as they are impacted by the environment.

The Foundation's highest geographic priority is Northern New England, particularly projects involving the Northern Forest and the Gulf of Maine. Grants are made infrequently in Southern N.E. or outside of New England.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178951

Term of Contract:

The Foundation does not normally make multiple-year gifts.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:

The Foundation supports only organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code and not private foundations under Section 509(a) of the code. The Foundation has a 509(a)(3) foundation status and is prohibited from making grants to other 509(a)(3) organizations. The Foundation requires evidence of the applicant’s 501(c)(3) and 509(a) status for its files. In the case of fiscal sponsorships, additional information is required and the applicant should contact the Foundation office for further discussion.

Geographic Focus:

The Foundation's highest geographic priority is Northern New England, particularly projects involving the Northern Forest and the Gulf of Maine. Grants are made infrequently in Southern N.E. or outside of New England.

Exclusions:

The Foundation does not make grants to individuals, nor does it support annual giving campaigns, deficit reduction, scholarships, fellowships, loans or travel. In order to support as many worthwhile organizations as possible, the Foundation discourages organizations that receive a grant from submitting subsequent requests within 24 months from the deadline date. In addition, declined applicants should not submit a request for the same project within 12 months from the deadline date.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Guidelines: http://www.davisfoundations.org/dcf/guidelines

Submission Deadlines:

Applications must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. EST on April 10 and October 10. Applications for deadlines that fall on a holiday or weekend must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on the next business day. The Foundation does not accept applications via email or mail.

Grant Review Process:

Trustees meet in May and November to consider requests. Proposals are judged on their merits and in comparison to others received. The Foundation normally notifies applicants of the Trustees’ decision within one week of each regular meeting, and applicants receiving grants may expect to receive payment within a month of notification. Organizations that receive grants from the Foundation are required to submit completion reports online.

Questions?

Please review FAQ’s before contacting the Program Officer or Grants Administrator: http://www.davisfoundations.org/dcf/faq

Contact Information:

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

Apply on line: https://www.grantrequest.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fapplication.aspx%3fSA%3dSNA%26FID%3d35012%26sid%3d5678&SA=SNA&FID=35012&sid=5678

Contact Information:

Davis Conservation Foundation
30 Forest Falls Drive, Suite 5
Yarmouth, ME 04096

Email: dcf@davisfoundations.org
Program Officer Phone: (207) 846-9132 ext. 13
Grants Associate Phone: (207) 846-9132 ext. 16.

Grant Coverage Areas:

Northern New England, particularly projects involving the Northern Forest and the Gulf of Maine.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maine;   Massachusetts;   New Hampshire;   Vermont