Grants

2014 GRANT APPLICATION
DEADLINE 09/01/14

Grant Guidelines

The Brandon Foundation supports nonprofit, charitable organizations that enhance the quality of life in the Greater Brandon Area. Its service area is generally limited to organizations who primarily serve the residents of the Greater Brandon area.  Applicants for funding must be tax exempt under the provisions of Section 501c3 of the Internal Revenue Code or publicly owned tax-exempt organizations. Tax-exempt status must exist at time of grant application.

The Foundation does not allocate funds to organizations more than once in a calendar year unless there are extenuating circumstances.  The Foundation will consider funding for:

  • Health-supporting basic medical health needs
  • Human Services-aiding families, youth, seniors, the disabled and the disadvantaged
  • Social-where there is a social need and where the results will benefit our community and society at large.

The Foundation will generally not fund the following:

  • Organizations outside the Greater Brandon Community
  • Individuals, unless a scholarship or board approved hardship
  • Political organizations or political campaigns
  • Scientific research
  • Capital campaigns
  • Tickets for any fundraising event or advertising space in programs or publications
  • Start-up organization funding
  • Sponsorships for fundraising events

PROCESS

  • Applicants will fill out the Grant Application on-line at our website www.brandonfoundation.com
  • Grant Application deadline is September 1st
  • Grants will be awarded annually
  • Grant applications are reviewed, vetted, and approved by the Trustees and Board of Directors

Click Here to Submit Application