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Grants to Sussex Area, New Brunswick Nonprofits
for Health, Environment, Sports, Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Sussex Area Community Foundation (SACF)

Deadline Date:

09/06/17 12:00 PM


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Sussex area, New Brunswick nonprofits for innovative programs and projects focusing on the areas of health, environment, social programs, sports and recreation, education, and/or arts and culture.

The Foundation gives preference to new initiatives that:

- Provide services within the Greater Sussex Service District
- Build citizen capacities for leadership and participation in community life
- Contribute to the development of healthy citizens and healthy communities
- Build appreciation for community heritage and culture
- Support community stewardship of natural resources and the environment
- Improve quality of life by building on community strengths and resources
- Have a broad community benefit
- Encourage efficient use of community resources
- Encourage volunteer participation and citizen involvement
- Encourage collaboration among groups and/or communities
- Connect multiple sectors of the community
- Agree to a commitment for project evaluation and assessment

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173299

Estimated Size of Grant:

Generally the maximum grant available will be $5,000. However, due to the number of grant requests, most grants awarded are less than this.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only registered charities (qualified donees) are eligible for grants from Sussex Area Community Foundation Inc. Nonprofit organizations that do not have a charitable registration number, but would like to apply for a grant, please read the document entitled “ How a Non-Profit Organization Can Apply for a Grant” and complete the “Confirmation of Written Agreement Between a Registered Charity and a Nonprofit Organization” form.

Organizations must demonstrate effective management and fiscal responsibility. Grants are not made to individuals or businesses.

Sussex Area Community Foundation Inc. will not support requests from or for:

- Organizations outside the Greater Sussex Service District
- An organization’s usual operational or core expenses
- Are for any expenses which predate the award
- Funds used to cover deficits, retire debts or mortgage payments
- Funds are to provide for or establish endowments
- Funds are used for sectarian, religious or political purposes
- Travel costs
- For team or club sponsorship
- Funds are part of an annual fund drive for sustaining support
- Organization show a dependency on future funding
- Funds which will be used to make awards to a third party
- Project duplicates services provided by other organizations
- Organizations are totally government funded or directed
- Projects that cannot be completed by the end of the calendar year,
- Groups that have not returned the required documentation from previous SACFI awards.

Pre-Application Information:

The Sussex Area Community Foundation Fall 2017 Grants will be due September 6, 2017 at 12pm. Grants will be evaluated in September and awarded in October (Date yet to be determined). All grant applicants will receive notification of their grant status.

Contact Information:

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

Jerry Streisel, Grants Committee Chair

Miriam Verschoor, Executive Director
Sussex Area Community Foundation Inc.
Phone: (506)433-6244

Grant Coverage Areas:

Sussex Area

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: New Brunswick

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