South32 Hermosa Community Fund Grant Program (United States)

South32 Hermosa Community Fund Grant Program (United States)

Deadline: 25-Sep-20

The South32 Hermosa Community Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona and its geographic affiliate, the Santa Cruz Community Foundation, supports nonprofit organizations based in Santa Cruz County.

1000 new grants and donors
Supported areas include arts, culture and history, environment, health and welfare, recreation, and civic enhancement.

Funding Information

Up to $60,000 will be available each cycle; requests up to $10,000 will be considered.
Only one application will be accepted per organization per year (unless otherwise approved by S32 Fund).
Eligibility Criteria

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The applicant must be a 501(c)(3) in good standing, based in and doing charitable work in Santa Cruz County.
The organization must have local leadership in the form of a board of directors or advisory committee, local financial support, and local program management and accountability. In the case of nationally sponsored organizations, no portion of the grant can be used to support the national, state, or regional entity.
The proposed program must directly benefit people living in Santa Cruz County.
Grants are generally not made to individuals, for-profit organizations, government entities, capital fund drives, agency endowments, individual schools, or for sectarian purposes.
Organizations will be not eligible to reapply until the current grant cycle and reporting is completed.
One of the guiding principles of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona is to honor the rich diversity of the community and promotes equal opportunities for all people. Awards made by CFSA’s grant panels support organizations that do not discriminate in their employment practices, volunteer opportunities, or delivery of programs and services on basis of Race, Religion, Gender, or Gender Identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), Gender Expression, Sexual orientation, Age, Ancestry, Citizenship, Ethnicity, Familial Status, Socioeconomic Status (economic circumstances), Color, Creed, Sex (including pregnancy), Phases of Parenthood, National Origin, Marital Status, Veteran Status (past, current or prospective service in the armed forces), Genetic Information, Physical Characteristics or Appearance, Mental or Physical Disability, Any other status prohibited by applicable law.
Priority will be given to organizations that:

Are working collaboratively with other agencies in the planning and implementation of the project.
Have involved staff, volunteers, and current/potential participants in the planning and implementation of the proposed program.
Enable individuals to identify, contribute, and enhance their skills, abilities, capacities, and assets, focusing on strengths rather than problems or deficiencies.
Can clearly articulate the outcomes the program/participants will achieve and be able to collect the data to demonstrate measurable progress toward the accomplishment of those outcomes.
Can provide a clear description of plans to sustain the organization and/or program beyond the grant period.
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