Junior League of Lubbock Application for Community Assistance Grant


Basic and Deadline Information

The purpose of the Community Assistance Grant is the distribution of monetary funds to not-for-profit agencies in Crosby, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, and Terry counties. In the fall and spring of each year, a total of up to $5,000 may be awarded during each application cycle to not-for-profit agencies that have incurred approved expenses between October 4, 2017 and March 16, 2018. Monies awarded shall be determined by the Junior League of Lubbock's Community Impact Council and the Executive Board of Directors.

Applications for the spring cycle must be received by March 16, 2018. The spring Community Assistance Grant monies will be awarded on or before May 31, 2018.

Your application information will be collected online. Please be aware that you will be asked to upload certain documents before submitting your application. You will not have the opportunity to return to the application at a later time to upload the documents. It is important that you have everything before you begin completing the application.

You will upload only the following documents, but they must all be uploaded for the application to be submitted:

  1. Statement of Purpose
  2. List of your Board of Directors and its committees
  3. Current and prior year's budget
  4. Most recent year-end and most recent financial statement
  5. Most recent IRS Form 990
  6. A copy of your 501(c)(3) IRS Authorization Permit
  7. Receipts of Expenses for which this Community Assistance Grant will reimburse

If further information is needed, we will request it.

Community Assistance Grant Criteria

The purpose of the Junior League of Lubbock, Inc. is exclusively educational and charitable and is to promote voluntarism, to develop the potential of its members for voluntary participation in community affairs, and to demonstrate the effectiveness of trained volunteers.

  1. The purpose of the Community Assistance Grant is the distribution of funds to not-for-profit agencies to address short term and/or emergency needs of tax-exempt agencies.
  2. A written application must be submitted through this online form.
  3. Proof of one of the following must be submitted:
    1. 501(c)(3) IRS status
    2. Application for 501(c)(3) status
    3. Umbrella 501(c)(3) status, or
    4. Governmental entity status.
  4. There is no minimum or maximum request. However, the average amount awarded to an agency is approximately $1,500. Please note that the JLL has the discretion to award partial amounts requested.
  5. No organization will be considered for funding if Community Assistance Grant funds have been received in the twelve months prior to the submission deadline.
  6. Agencies must have a local community based board.
  7. The proposed request should not require direct participation from the JLL members.
  8. Requests must be consistent with the purpose and community interests of the JLL.
  9. Applicants shall sign a contract and adhere to the stipulations.
  10. Applicants shall supply receipts of the expenses for which they are seeking reimbursement along with their application for the grant.
  11. Appropriate requests for grant monies may be used for any one or more of the following:
    1. Programs to promote voluntarism
    2. Training or education with associated travel expenses
    3. Equipment
    4. Additional funding for a former JLL project
    5. Capital improvements
    6. Unforeseen budgetary expenses
  12. Emergency needs shall receive priority attention.
  13. Requests shall not be considered for the following:
    1. Fundraising drives
    2. Capital campaigns
    3. Political campaigns
    4. Religious projects
    5. Individuals
  14. Receipts must be provided along with the application for the grant if requesting a reimbursement.

Community Assistance Grant Application
Please provide the following for your agency/organization.
Please provide funding information.
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How will the funds be used by your agency/organization?
Documents Upload

The documents listed below must be uploaded before your application may be submitted. You will not have the opportunity to return to the application to upload documents. Therefore, it is better to have all the documents ready before the application process is started.

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