Community Impact Matching Grant Application

Community Impact Matching Grant Application


Apply For A Matching Grant

The Matching Grant Cycle for 2018 has been set for February 5, 2018 through March 30, 2018 and is currently closed. Invitations to submit a full application will be sent out to nonprofits by April 17, 2018.

NOTE: Changes have been incorporated into this year's Grant Cycle. Please be sure to read the Guidelines.

Availability of matching grant funds may be limited, particularly later in the grant cycle. We recommend a Letter of Intent be submitted as early as possible in the grant cycle.

How to Apply

Applying for a matching grant is a simple process which doesn’t require any special writing or presentation skills. If your project/program is ready to launch within the next three months, we invite you to submit a Letter of Intent. This will give you an opportunity to request a matching grant amount, and provide a brief summary of the activity. Matching grants do not exceed $10,000.

Please submit your Letter of Intent to Salina Chacon Printed forms will be accepted if the applicant is unable to submit electronically.

NOTE: Once it is determined that an invitation to submit a Matching Grant Application is warranted, a request will be sent to the contact person listed in the Letter of Intent.

Matching Grant Consideration

We consider nonprofit organization programs within and across the following fields of interest:

  • Agriculture Preservation - Supporting programs which sustain our robust farmland, and promoting our agriculture community 
  • Environment - Supporting programs which promote the  best environmental practices for the well-being of our community
  • Arts & Culture - Supporting new and traditional forms of visual and performing arts through education and experience
  • Community Enhancement - Providing an enduring impact through the civic and historical aspects of community life
  • Economic Development - Supporting projects and initiatives that lead to economic growth and prosperity for the community
  • Education & Youth - Supporting programs which enhance learning and impact knowledge, skills, and attitudes
  • Health & Social Services - Improving health and providing for basic needs and social service programs

All Matching Grant Applications accepted will be fairly evaluated and ranked based upon the most effective use of grant resources with emphasis on community impact, financial leverage, collaboration, and sustainability.

Categories Funds Community Impact Grant Consideration