Matching Project Mini-grant Application

Create Huntington looks to help provide support to new and existing community projects that work to improve the Huntington area, including offering the opportunity to apply for a matching mini-grant of up to $500. When applying:

•Please include a description of your matching funds. Proof of matching funds must be submitted within 7 days of receiving the Create Huntington grant.

• Be sure to mention Create Huntington as a supporter in any press releases or interviews regarding your granted project.

•Within 30 days after completion of your granted project, please submit a report detailing how your granted funds were used, any project successes, and if/how your group will continue. Also include pictures of the project for us to use on our website and other Create Huntington media.

The following are considered by the Board of Connectors in selecting an application for funding.

•If the application is for an event, the application must be received in time to be considered at a regularly scheduled Board meeting before the event is scheduled to occur.

•Requests must be from a citizen or citizen group. For-profit and non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations will not be awarded mini-grants.

•The project being reviewed must support the goals of Create Huntington.

•Mini-grants are provided as a 1:1 match of up to $500. Proof of matching funds should be submitted within seven days of receiving a grant. A list of any community sponsors of the project (volunteers, financial contributors, partners, etc.) and letters of support for the project can be included if desired.

•A project timeline, including information on how the project will become self-sustaining should be included.

•Applicants should be prepared to report back to the Board of Connectors on the status of the project in a reasonable timeframe after the grant is awarded.

MATCHING PROJECT MINI-GRANT APPLICATION

Is Your Organization a Non-Profit 501c3 or For-Profit Organization