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Gayle Adams Community Service Grant Application

Service grant criteria include:

Potential Benefit

Consider how directly and immediately the community would benefit from this project.


Consider whether this can actually be done by the applicant and whether the time frame and dollars appear to align with the goals; whether there might be any barriers or unintended consequences to implementation; whether the timeline is realistic, the budget is carefully thought out, and if there are enough resources to assist with the project.

Overall Impact

Consider how the implementation of this project might influence the culture of our community and how the project could make a difference.


Consider if the completed project can be sustained and describe how it can be achieved.

The application below must be fully completed in order to be reviewed. The grantee will need to submit IRS 990 form and a summary report of the funds expended, and related activities.

Describe the problem/issue you want to improve, the improvement desired and how it will help the community.
How will you evaluate if this project has made a difference? Describe the change or improvement, what method of evaluation will be utilized.
What is your budget for this project? Describe in detail, for example, how much money you need to implement your proposal? What specifically will you use it for? Also describe if the project is solely supported by this grant or is a part of a larger project. If it’s part of a larger project and funded by another source, indicate the total budget and focus of the project, and what part of the project this particular grant would fund.
What is the plan for sustaining the change accomplished as a result of this project/initiative?


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