Community Foundation of the Florida Keys
2019 Community Grant Program

ONLINE GRANT APPLICATION FORM


The Community Foundation of the Florida Keys (CFFK) is now accepting applications for grants of up to $10,000 to support projects, programs and general operations of nonprofit organizations serving Monroe County. Funding is limited, and preference will be given to proposals that best align with CFFK's funding priorities:

ARTS AND CULTURE

•     Cultivate and support appreciation of diverse cultures and art forms, including visual and performing arts, music, theater, study and performance

•     Enhance organization's ability to diversify and expand audiences


ENVIRONMENT & RECREATION & ANIMAL WELFARE

•     Increase environmental awareness for people of all ages

•     Provide access to and opportunities to enhance and improve the Florida Keys ecosystem

•     Support the provision of care for animals


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

•     Increase access to services that address health and wellness through all stages of life

•     Increase awareness and activities that support healthy lifestyles and community well-being

•     Support programs that address and serve an identified need within our community


The competitive review process will also consider clarity of proposal goals, evaluation plan, existing support, and organizational capacity and stability.

ELIGIBILITY: Only nonprofit organizations currently exempt under IRS Section 501(c)3 and providing services in Monroe County are eligible. Organizations that received previous funding must be in compliance with CFFK's grant reporting requirement.

DEADLINE: Only completed applications submitted by APRIL 15, 2019, 5:00PM via this online form will be processed. Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted. If you experience any difficulty using this online form, please contact the CFFK office prior to the April 15 deadline.

LIMIT: Each eligible organization may submit only one application. Multiple applications submitted by any single organization will be disqualified.

LETTERS OF SUPPORT are welcome if received by the April 15 deadline. Please upload at the end of this form or send via email attachment to hallen@cffk.org or by mail to CFFK, 300 Southard Street, Suite 201, Key West, FL 33040.

NOTIFICATION: All applicants (both awarded and denied) will be notified via email by June 1. Grant checks will be issued by June 15.

FINAL GRANT REPORTS will be required and are typically due within a year of the grant date.

INSTRUCTIONS: The Save & Resume Later button at the bottom of the page allows for saving work in progress. However, the completed application must be formally submitted, using the SUBMIT APPLICATION button at the bottom of the page, by the April 15 deadline in order for CFFK to receive it. Upon successful submission, an automated confirmation email will be sent. If additional information is needed to process the application, we will contact you. Please note that a Budget Worksheet is incorporated into this form. Please DO NOT submit a separate budget worksheet.
For technical assistance completing this form, please contact Holly Allen: (305) 292-1502, hallen@cffk.org
  • ORGANIZATION INFORMATION:

    Please provide the required information about the organization applying for a grant, and the name and contact information of one representative for all correspondence concerning this grant request.
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  • GRANT PROPOSAL:

    Please tell us about the grant that the organization requests.
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    For general operations or an ongoing program, indicate 06/15/2019.
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    For general operations or an ongoing program, indicate 06/15/2020.
  • BUDGET WORKSHEET FOR GRANT GOALS

    Expenses:

    Please provide a brief summary of all expenses and a total dollar amount for each category. Leave blank if not applicable. DO NOT INCLUDE IN-KIND EXPENSES.
  • STAFF/PERSONNEL 1
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  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
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  • PUBLICITY/ADVERTISING
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  • PRINTING
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  • MATERIALS/SUPPLIES
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  • EQUIPMENT
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  • FACILITIES
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  • TRAVEL
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  • OTHER
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  • OTHER
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    Should equal all expenses listed.
  • Income:

    Please provide a brief summary of sources and a total dollar amount for each category. Leave blank if not applicable. DO NOT INCLUDE IN-KIND DONATIONS.
  • FOUNDATION GRANTS
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  • GOVERNMENT FUNDING
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  • PRIVATE DONATIONS
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  • CORPORATE/BUSINESS DONATIONS
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  • TICKET SALES OR SERVICE CHARGES
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  • ORGANIZATION'S OWN FUNDS ALLOCATED
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  • OTHER
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  • OTHER
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  • OTHER
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    Should equal all income listed, including CFFK Grant Request.

    TOTAL PROJECT INCOME should equal TOTAL PROJECT COST.
  • File Uploads:

    Accepted file formats: .pdf, .docx, .doc
  • Please note this is required.
  • Letters of support may also be submitted via email, to hallen@cffk.org, or by mail, but MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE APRIL 15 SUBMISSION DEADLINE.
  • Please don't forget to hit "SUBMIT APPLICATION."

    Otherwise, your application will not be considered.

    Thank you!