Foundation / Corporation
Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Prescott (JCFGP)
Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to Yavapai County, Arizona nonprofit organizations to enhance and improve the quality of life in the quad-city area. Applications are accepted for programs in the areas of social services, humanitarian activities, arts, culture, and health.
About JCFGP Grantmaking:
In keeping with the 5,000 year-old Jewish tradition of helping one’s neighbor, the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Prescott utilizes unrestricted funds from its generous donors to practice the act of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world). Since its inception, the Foundation has had an active grants program to support new, innovative, and start-up charitable projects in the quad-city area of Greater Prescott.
All grant applications are reviewed by the Foundation’s Grants Committee with grants being awarded based on an evaluation of community need and priority. Over the last fifteen years more than forty local organizations have received grants from the Foundation.
General guidelines of importance to the Grants Committee include:
-Outreach grants for new or substantially improved programs are given priority over those seeking support for established programs
-Programs that promote community partnerships and benefit a broad spectrum of the community will be given priority
-There must be a demonstrated need for and clear benefits of the program
-There must be a demonstrated source of continued funding if the program is to be continued beyond the grant period
GrantWatch ID#: 179034
Grants typically range from $1,500 to $15,000.
Organizations seeking grant funding must be an IRS recognized direct 501c(3) charitable organization
The organization and program seeking funds must provide its benefits and services to the quad-city area of Yavapai County.
Organizations that receive a significant portion of their funding from the state or federal government will receive lower priority.
What the Foundation will not consider for funding:
-Providing general operating expenses for the requesting organization
-Providing funds for debt reduction by the requesting organization
-Providing grants to fund endowment funds of the requesting organization
-Providing funds as part of a capital campaign
Timeline for 2019 grants:
-Monday, February 11, 2019: Grant application acceptance begins
-Friday, April 26, 2019: Deadline for submitting grant applications
-Friday, May 24, 2019: Approved grants announced
All grant applications must be submitted electronically in a Word Document format or in a PDF format.
About JCFGP Grants:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Arizona: Quad-city area of Yavapai County