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Qualifying Certificate Community Contribution (QCCC) Grant Program

Grants to Guam Nonprofits and Agencies
for Community Improvement Programs

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Guam Economic Development Authority (GEDA)

Conf. Date:

04/16/21

Deadline Date:

04/28/21 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $25,000 to Guam nonprofit organizations, government departments, and agencies for programs to improve the local community. Funding areas of interest include economic development, sports tourism, tourist attractions, culture, higher education, public safety, and healthcare. Priority will be assigned to organizations not funded in any two prior grant series.

Project must fall within one of the following seven (7) categories:

  1. Health Care (priority to the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority and the Department of Public Health and Social Services)
  2. Public Safety
  3. Higher Education
  4. Cultural Preservation
  5. Tourist Attractions and/or Projects
  6. Sports Tourism (to invest in sports facilities on the island)
  7. Economic Development with a priority on the promotion of industry and small business

Allowable Costs:

  • Short-term staffing costs
  • Advertising, publicity, promotion, marketing, printing, and publishing costs
  • Administration (i.e. communication, postage, and stationery expenses)
  • Document preparation or printing

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 195441

Estimated Size of Grant:

- The maximum grant award for this grant series is $25,000.
- Small $10,000 grant requests are highly encouraged.

Term of Contract:

Project must be able to be completed within twelve (12) months after the grant is awarded or disbursed funds must be returned, and remaining funds will be forfeited and remain with the grant program.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be a registered Guam non-profit organization (NPO) or government of Guam department or agency.

GEDA requires any government of Guam grantee to conform to the government of Guam procurement law (Chapter 5, Division 1, Title 5 of the Guam Code Annotated).

Non-government of Guam grantee must, at a minimum, obtain three (3) vendor quotes for items to be purchased over $15,000.

Ineligible applicants include: individuals; for profit organizations and profit-making enterprises of NPOs; private operating foundations; fraternal, military, service clubs, or similar organizations whose principle activity is for the benefit of its members; and programs that directly benefit members of the Board or Staff of GEDA or their families to the second (2nd) degree of consanguinity.

Unallowable costs:
- Accommodation costs (i.e. hotels, short term vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts)
- Conference attendance costs
- Off-island travel

Pre-proposal Conference:

Qualifying Certificate Community Contribution Grant Program Information Session
- Event Date: April 16, 2021
- Event time: 9:30 am
Register Here: https://forms.gle/Pnjw14YiQwZEEhTg8

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Depending on the number of applications, awardees and non-awardees should hear feedback within thirty (30) days.

GEDA does not require cost-sharing by grantees but highly encourages such cost-sharing plans, if any, to be included in its application.

Video Presentation: https://youtu.be/PZI3mV_days

Contact Information:

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

Application: https://www.investguam.com/qc-grants/qccc-download/

Please direct questions and submit application and supporting documents to qcgrants@investguam.com.

Guam Economic Development Authority
590 S. Marine Corps Dr.
ITC Building, Suite 511
Tamuning, GU 96913
T: 671.647.4332
F: 671.649.4146

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Geographic Focus:

USA Territories: Guam (USA)

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