Apply for Gannett Foundation’s Community Action Grant in United States!

Deadline: 28 February 2017

The Gannett Foundation is seeking applications for its Community Action Grants to supports local organizations in communities served by Gannett Co., Inc.

The Gannett Foundation is a corporate foundation sponsored by Gannett Co., Inc. Through its Community Grant Program, Gannett Foundation supports nonprofit activities in the communities in which Gannett does business. Through its other programs, the Foundation invests in the future of the media industry, encourages employee giving, reacts to natural and other disasters, and contributes to a variety of charitable causes.

Grant Information: The average grant amount is in the $1,000 to $5,000 range.

Grant Priorities

  • Education and neighborhood improvement
  • Economic development
  • Youth development
  • Community problem-solving
  • Assistance to disadvantaged people
  • Environmental conservation
  • Cultural enrichment

How to Apply

The grant proposal must contain the following information:

  • A completed Gannett Foundation Grant Application Form
  • IRS letter of determination for 501(c)3 tax exemption
  • one-page project budget, and a one-page summary organizational budget
  • Project proposal of no more than three pages that includes:
    • needs statement
      • objectives of the project to be funded
      • whether the project is new or ongoing
      • constituency to be served
      • community and volunteer involvement
    • sustainability statement
      • your organization’s qualifications to carry out the project
      • how the project will be evaluated
      • plans for continued funding of the project, if applicable
      • list of other funding sources, committed and applied for
    • pertinent recent publications may also be included.

Eligible Countries: United States

For more information, please visit Gannett Foundation Community Action Grant.

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