Proposals Requirements for 2015 Grant Cycle


Spring 2015 Deadline: March 2nd 5:00 pm EST

Fall 2015 Deadline: September 15th 5:00 pm EST

Before applying,  please review our mission to confirm that your organization's programming falls within our focus. 

Applications must be emailed to the Foundation.  We only accept digital submissions.  Please email applications to Katherine Wright (kwright@velafoundation.org) and attach the materials listed below.  

1. A cover letter including the purpose of the grant and the amount requested
     *Include primary contact and mailing address
2. Grant proposal (no more than 8 pages)
     *Brief mission statement and history of organization
     *Organization objectives and goals (short-term and/or long-term) 
     *Impact of organization and previous programming (2012-present)     
     *Description of specific program/project requesting funding
3. Copy of 501(c)3
4. Organizational budget for current fiscal year  
     *If requesting project-based support supply a detailed program budget
5. Most recent audited financial statement (or IRS 990)
6. List of current funders and amounts contributed
7. List of current board members
8. Attach an example of curriculum, flyers, or other program deliverables