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El Dorado Community (EDC) Locher Agricultural Grant

Grants to California 4-H and FFA Programs for
Agriculture-Based Projects in El Dorado County

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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El Dorado Community Foundation (EDCF) - Locher Agricultural Fund

Deadline Date:

07/31/19 11:59 PM (Midnight)


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Grants of up to $4,500 to California 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA) programs for agricultural projects in El Dorado County. Funding is intended for programs that serve children and youth and that have an educational component. Grant funds may be used for "consumable" products.

This grant is made possible by the estate of Carl and Kathy Locher who were passionate about agriculture and sharing this passion with children.

Each committee evaluates every application seeking opportunity to make effective use of the community’s donations by placing a high priority on applications that successfully address the following topics:
- Capacity of the Organization: How well do the organization’s board, volunteers and staff demonstrate the skills, experience, and commitment to carry out the proposed project?
- Organization Mission and Funding Focus: To what extent does the project relate to both the organization’s core mission and the grant fund's focus?
- Need for Project: Is the grant addressing a relevant need in El Dorado County, has the need been demonstrated, and is the organization qualified to meet the need?
- Objectives and Methods: Does this project have clear and measurable goals that will result in a meaningful improvement to the community?
- Budget and Project Sustainability: Is the project budget realistic and will the project be sustainable after an investment from the Foundation?

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186412

Term of Contract:

Grants of up to $4,500 will be accepted.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The grants are available to all 4-H and FFA programs that serve El Dorado County.

The Foundation will not make competitive grants for:
- Debt reduction
- Fundraising events
- Religious activities
- Political campaigns

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for grant submission is 11:59 pm Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Recipients will be notified and receive funding in September.

About the Foundation:

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Lynnee Boyes, Program Officer

El Dorado Community Foundation
PO Box 1388
Placerville, CA 95667

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: El Dorado County