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Seacoast Women's Giving Circle (SWGC) Grant

Grants to New Hampshire and Maine Nonprofits in
the Seacoast Area for Environmental Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Seacoast Women's Giving Circle (SWGC)

Deadline Date:

01/26/18

Description:

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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 to New Hampshire and Maine nonprofits in the Seacoast area for programs and projects focusing on the environment. Successful proposals will foster one or more of the following: advocacy, collaboration, community and next generation engagement, education and public awareness, environmental justice, and scalability.

The Seacoast Women’s Giving Circle will be accepted applications for both project-based funding and general operating expenses.

Seacoast Women Giving Circle Priorities:

- Improving quality of life on the Seacoast
- Serving the socio-economically underprivileged
- Fostering independence and self-reliance
- Addressing emerging needs and issues
- Providing long-term solutions
- Investing in the expansion of existing organizations rather than the creation of new ones

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178279

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant size: $5,000 - $30,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for a grant, applicants must be an approved 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and serve residents in any of the following Seacoast towns of New Hampshire and Maine: Seabrook, Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, Rye, Portsmouth, New Castle, and Kittery.

The following organizations are generally not eligible for support:

- Religious or faith based programs or organizations
- Political organizations or programs
- Organizations that discriminate in any way

Pre-Application Information:

Generally speaking, the grant amount should not exceed 10% of your organization's annual budget.

Timeline:

- Friday, January 26, 2018: Proposals due
- By April 6, 2018: Grant recipients notified
- May 17, 2018: Fundraising celebration for 2018 grant recipients
- Summer 2018: Funds distributed

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

An electronic version of the proposal must be emailed to give.swgc@gmail.com by the deadline.

For questions, please contact Kirsten Mahoney, SWGC Give Committee Chair, at the above email address.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maine: New Castle, and Kittery;   New Hampshire: Seabrook, Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, Rye, and Portsmouth