The Sisters Health Foundation is seeking applications for the Basic Needs/Direct Service Grants Program.
Organizations that provide direct service in the form of material aid such as food, personal needs items, and emergency assistance to poor and vulnerable populations in their service area are encouraged to apply.
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The Basic Needs/Direct Service Grants Program is a competitive grants program in which applicants can seek grants of $500 to $5,000.
Those who currently have such programs will indicate how their work helps strengthen individuals and families receiving basic needs services take a step forward. In addition to helping people on the brink of crisis, this grant program serves as an opportunity to connect families with needed services.
a) Healthy Eating, Active Living;
b) Thriving Neighborhoods;
c) Mental Health and Addiction.
Your organization is eligible if all of the following are true:
1) The applicant organization is a tax-exempt nonprofit under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or a public institution.
2) The project will positively impact residents in one or more of the counties in their service area:
a) West Virginia: Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt, Wood;
b) Ohio: Athens, Meigs, Washington.
3) Provision of basic needs is already a demonstrated and integral part of the mission and activities of the organization.
Grant requests should range between $500 and $5,000.
Up to 10% of the grant can be used for administrative purposes.
Organizations may apply once a year and are limited to a maximum of $5,000 per 12-month period.
Funds shall be used solely for the granted purpose.
The Sisters Health Foundation has two grant cycles per year. Materials should be submitted online no later than midnight on the respective deadline date:
Spring 2021: January 20, 2021;
Fall 2021: TBD (forecast: July).
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