Grants Mickey Rosal, D23 Lieutenant Governor
Content • What is a grant? • Youth Opportunities Foundation • Filling out an application • Submitting an application • Tips to help you • CNH Kiwanis Foundation Grants
What is a grant? • A grant is… • A sum of money given by an organization, esp. a government, for a particular purpose.
Youth Opportunities Fund • What is it? • A fund that uses earned interest to provide grants for Key Clubs and Key Clubbers to help finance their community service projects.
50 cents, so what?! • 50 cents from the $11 membership fee is given to the YOF. • But it is not all used for the fund. • Your 50 cents goes into a parent account. The interest from that account goes into a service account. 4% of the Service account is used for YOF
Application Process • Scenario: • An awesome Key Club in the CNH District has a yearly service project where they make hundreds of blankets to donate to a local organization every winter season. The project costs $1000 annually, they want to apply for a grant to continue to do the project every year.
Questions: When and where will your project take place? What have you done to get your project started? How will your project improve the community? The country? Or the World? How will you measure the success of your project? Give a timeline of your project Many more…
Updates to the App • You can now fill it out online! • The “Project Timeline” is a lot more organized and easier to fill out • Better questions to better assess the application • A new attachable budget form
Submitting the Application • The deadline this year is • October 15, 2013 • There are three ways to submit your application: • Online: email to firstname.lastname@example.org • Fax: (+1-317-879-0204) • Snail mail: directions are on the application
Directions • -Fill out the application online • -Print it to get all the required signatures • -Scan it to the computer then email it • OR • -Fax it • OR • -Mail it • * You can also start out with a blank application and fill it out by hand.
Application No No’s - typos - Incomplete sentences - One word answers - Vague plans - No pre plans have been started • -Incompleteapplications • - No signatures • - Additionalpages • - Late applications • - Division Wide Projects
Approved?... Receiving your Grant $$$ • In January you will find out if you were approved or not, and for how much. • Funds are given on a REIMBURSEMENT basis • - you need to complete the project by January • -save ALL receipts and invoices • -send in another budget form • *All this will be covered in the mailed acceptance letter
Other Available Grants: The Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation PTP Grant It is a type of start-up grant. They will Grant you up to $250 to fund a NEW Service event that relates to Pediatric Trauma Prevention. This is not used to start fundraisers
The gist of it: This application can be submitted any time of the year. (Allow four weeks to hear an answer) You may apply for one grant per project Similar to the YOF application process
Grants can be found on cnhfoundation.org
Questions Asked: • Provide a one-sentence summary of the project • Describe the target audience (who is benefitting) • Amount requested • Describe the benefit to the community • Relate your project to the objects of Kiwanis • When do you need your funds by
Provide a one-sentence summary of the project • Describe the target audience (who is benefitting) • Amount requested • Describe the benefit to the community • Relate your project to the objects of Kiwanis • When do you need your funds by
Go for the GOLDQuestions? Further Questions: please contact: Mickey Rosald23.email@example.com Jacob Torres firstname.lastname@example.org Marek LeBlanc email@example.com Jennifer Chaves firstname.lastname@example.org