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.
For more information, please visit https://gilroyfoundation.org/receive/grants/