Announcing the Caring for Kids Grant Challenge!

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The RunningBrooke Fund of ACT for Alexandria and ACTion Alexandria are joining forces to launch the Caring for Kids Grant Challenge. We will be awarding $20,000 in grants to programs that help Alexandria’s at-risk kids with learning, health and well-being, and preparing for a better future.

Does your Alexandria nonprofit have a great program that could use some extra funding? Apply now! 

July 1, 2013 is the last day to submit your application!

Grants Criteria

A panel of judges will select grantees based on the following criteria: 

  • Focuses on needs of at-risk kids from birth to 18 in the areas of health, well-being, education, after-school programs, early child care, or related area. 
  • Helps fund a new or existing program at a 501(c)3 organization that provides services to at-risk children in Alexandria.

Three grants will be awarded by a panel of judges based upon the above criteria in the following amounts:

  • $10,000 grant
  • $7,500 grant
  • $2,500 grant

 

To Apply 

Applicants must complete an application and submit an Idea by JULY 1ST AT 5 PM in order to be considered for a grant award.

First: Complete the grant application form: Apply Now!

Second: Add your grant Idea to our Ideas Challenge page: Share Your Idea!

Although votes will not be counted by the grants panel, anyone may show their support for their favorite grant application through votes or comments. 

*Grant applications must be submitted by representative of the nonprofit organization that will use the grant.

Important Dates

July 1, 2013: Last day to submit your grant application by 5 pm. 

July 1-30:  Applications are reviewed by Grant Panel.

August 1: Grant awards will be announced. 

Questions? 

Contact Aisha O'Brien at aisha.obrien@actforalexandria.org. 

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