Stanislaus County is once again partnering with the Stanislaus Community Foundation to support local non-profit organizations.
On August 31, a total of $ 1 million in CARES Act coronavirus relief funds were approved by the Board of Supervisors to help essential nonprofit work, with priority given to nonprofits. who have not received funding from the Nonprofit Support Grants Program 2020, Nonprofits Serving Veterans. and the elderly and the new nonprofit organizations in Stanislaus County. Organizations can apply for funding online starting October 5.
“We know the importance of non-profit services in our community and we know how hard hit local organizations economically by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Vito Chiesa, chairman of the board of directors of the Stanislaus County. âIt is more important than ever to support the work of nonprofits and I am proud that our Board of Directors has recognized this with a new round of grants. ”
The Stanislaus Community Foundation was engaged to manage the application process on behalf of Stanislaus County.
âThe Stanislaus Community Foundation is pleased to partner again with the county to administer these grants to local nonprofits. We know that responding as quickly as possible to the needs of local organizations helps our community recover faster and more equitably from the hardships experienced during the pandemic, âsaid Marian Kaanon, President and CEO of the Foundation.
501c3 nonprofits in good standing with the IRS are encouraged to apply. Kindergartens, K-12 schools, places of worship, colleges / colleges / community universities, auxiliary support organizations (i.e. not eligible. Grant applications cannot exceed 10% of the annual operating budget on most recent of the organization and should not exceed $ 50,000. To reach as many nonprofits as possible, grant amounts will depend on the final applicant pool and the total number of applications received. grant does not guarantee an award of funding.
The Stanislaus Community Foundation manages the application process on behalf of Stanislaus County. Foundation staff will review and score applications based on a grant program heading, and present their recommendations to the Stanislaus Community Foundation Grants and Programs Committee, which must agree, by majority vote, on final grant approvals. The Stanislaus Community Foundation will present recommended grant approvals to the Stanislaus County Executive Director for ratification by the Stanislaus County Oversight Board in mid-November 2021.
Applications for non-profit grants will be accepted between October 5 and 5:00 p.m. on October 26, 2021. Award notifications will take place in November and award disbursements will take place in December 2021. For more information, visit: https://www.stanislauscf.org/ non-profit / # grant-cycles.