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Grant Proposals

We Partner with organizations that demonstrate a vision for systemic change and a commitment to ethical leadership and the use of asset-based development approaches


SUBMISSION DEADLINES

SPRING CYCLE: APRIL 14, 2018 |  FALL CYCLE: OCTOBER 31, 2018
*The Rockdale Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant proposals. 


Grant Policies

 

1. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant proposals

2. The Foundation has two grant cycles. Grants received after the submission deadline may not be considered until the subsequent cycle.

3. Grantees must wait 12 months after the submission of a final grant report in order to apply for additional funding.

4. All proposals should be submitted via email. Any accompanying documents may be scanned and sent as attachments or be sent via mail to the foundation address.


Basic Proposal

Organizations requested by the foundation to submit a Basic Grant Request should email the following documents:

1. COVER LETTER

A brief overview of the organization including:

  • contact information
  • the mission and when the organization was established
  • who the organization serves
  • major programs and services
  • current strategic plan

2. FINANCIALS

  • audited financial statements
  • operating budget (including budget versus previous year actual)
  • project/program budget

3. GOVERNANCE

  • a list of your Board of Directors and key officers

4. IRS DETERMINATION LETTER, OR EXPENDITURE RESPONSIBILITY  (non U.S. based charities)

  • NGO certificate
  • district certificate (if any)
  • annual report
  • current strategic plan

Full Proposal

Grant requests of $15,000 or more require a Full Grant Proposal. Prospective Grantees should follow the Full Grant Proposal Guidelines.