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The Gilroy Foundation: 2021 Richard Hayes Grant Program (United States)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 10, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on January 31, 2021
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The Gilroy Foundation logo

The Gilroy Foundation grants have made a positive and powerful difference in every sphere of life in the community, including:
> Increasing the self-sufficiency of children and families;
> Building the capacity of students to excel in school;
> Promoting the physical, mental, and social health of all individuals;
> Enriching the cultural life of the community;
> Improving the environment;
> Helping to bridge gaps in neighborhoods;
> Encouraging career opportunities in all trades and professions.

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Areas of funding:
Industrial Arts — design, technical drawing, eraphic technology, engineering studies, vocational programs, film/movies.

The Gilroy Foundation gives careful consideration to:
> Programs that would contribute to industrial arts;
> the ability of the organization or program to become self-supporting after initial seed money or interim funding;
> the extent of local volunteer involvement and support for the organization’s board;
> the organization’s fiscal responsibility and management qualifications.

Applicant organizations must:
1) Be properly constituted and organized with a board of directors, by-laws, financial records, and controls;
2) Be nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status from the Internal Revenue Service.

Grant applications will also be accepted from all Gilroy public and private schools and the City of Gilroy.

Grant range: USD$10,000.

The completed applications with the required attachments must be submitted to the Foundation, by 5:00 P.M. Monday, February 1, 2021.

Organizations are notified of their status by the end of March. Grants checks are awarded in April.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 10
Jan 10

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order 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 within your group the priorities of the project and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
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
Jan 11
Jan 11

Thanks, Ana.