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Light a Single Candle (LASC) Foundation International Grant

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted December 9, 2020 from Brazil
Expires on October 21, 2021
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Light a Single Candle (LASC) Foundation has launched a call for applications for the International Grants Program.

The mission of LASC is to make a difference in the world. Coming from a perspective of faith in God and with gratitude for the many blessings God has provided, LASC seeks to use the resources we have been given to make the world a better place.

First-time applicants: Please register and complete a Letter of Inquiry. Your Letter of Inquiry will be reviewed by their staff, and you will be advised of any next steps.

Registered Users: Please log on and submit a request. Their staff will contact you with any next steps.

Light a Single Candle (LASC) Foundation does not fund schools, churches, healthcare entities & initiatives, governments or governmental agencies, for profit organizations, individuals, or any non-501(c) (3) USA based charitable organization.

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Projects to be funded will address one of the following Focus Areas:
a) Food support, security, and sustainability;
b) Social Entrepreneurship & Micro development;
c) Poverty relief.

Eligibility Criteria:
1) The recipient organization must be a not for profit USA based 501 (c) (3) public charity as defined by the Internal Revenue Service code;
2) Projects to be considered must be located within the following countries: Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, or Nicaragua;
3) Recipients must have staff and/or partners on the ground and include the local community in the project development and implementation.

The Board of Directors reviews proposals quarterly.

The next submission deadline dates are:
January 23, 2021 – will be reviewed in February;
TBD – will be reviewed in May;
TBD – will be reviewed in August;
TBD – will be reviewed in November.

Requests received after the deadline dates will be reviewed at the following meeting.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Dec 18, 2020
Dec 18, 2020

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write (baby steps...) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
b) Click on Explore Topics OR Explore Regions;
c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers that may suit you;
6. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse!

Jill Langhus
Dec 11, 2020
Dec 11, 2020

Thanks, Ana.