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For Eligible Applicants:
What if I'm not a nonprofit organization. Can I still apply?
Grants are awarded to registered 501c(3) organizations only. if there is a unique and demonstrated need, we may be able to refer you to area nonprofits that receive our funding and can help. You are responsible for having that designation in place before applying for a grant.
Will you consider grants higher than $5,000?
Not at this time
Can I apply two years in a row?
No. Applications may not be submitted if you applied (and were accepted) the previous year.
I submitted a proposal. How will I be notified?
All recipients will be notified by email and regular mail approximately one month after the application due date.
Do all the funds have to be used in the calendar year?
Yes, all funds must be allocated within one year from the date of the award
How many applications can we submit?
No more than two. If there are two separate programs that align with the Foundation's mission, you may submit a second application.
What is the likelihood my organization will be selected for funding?
It depends on the number of applications we receive, the nature of the request, demonstrated need, audiences served and organizational strength. Please see "Evaluation Criteria" for more Information.
Are there any other requirements of grantees?
All entities receiving funding from AFC MUST submit a completion report at the conclusion of the grant project or program.