Below are the Guidelines and Applicant Information Form for the 2018 Innovation Grant Application. Each applicant is required to complete the Applicant Information Form below as well as upload a complete Application Packet. Section A of the Application Cover Sheet requests the same information as the Applicant Information Form. Applicants are required to submit the information in both places.
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The Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, Inc. was formed in 1998 as a philanthropic resource for the people and charitable organizations of our area and currently holds assets of more than $160 million in nearly 300 different Funds. Our mission is to enable and promote philanthropy that fosters, facilitates and inspires a vibrant and engaged Chattahoochee Valley.
Funds may be contributed to the Community Foundation from individuals and organizations for unrestricted use or for designated charitable purposes. The Community Foundation’s ability to respond to community needs is directly tied to the growth of the charitable assets under its control.
During 2018, the Community Foundation will make awards from its Community Endowment Fund and Moselle W. and H. Quigg Fletcher, Jr., Endowment Fund (a named sub-Fund of the Community Endowment). The following guidelines describe how organizations can submit funding proposals to the Community Foundation for an Innovation Grant.
The Community Foundation will consider innovative projects that demonstrate creative solutions without duplicating other effective efforts. These projects could be new ideas an organization is looking to test on a small scale or an innovative addition or spin on an existing project.
While the expectation is that results will be measured, what can be learned through a project is also of interest to the Community Foundation. Examples of the types of requests the committee will consider include: