SPECIAL INITIATIVES FUND
IGNITION GRANT GUIDELINES
For Fiscal Year 2017 Funding
This program focuses on new programs, pilot programs or one-time projects. Click here to see grants from last year.
Organizations can submit up to three applications. Programs that are a part of the organization’s current or past operating budgets are not permitted. Capital expenditures are generally not eligible. However, specialized equipment purchases related to program execution will be considered.
Grants are capped at $5,000. If the project budget is greater than $5,000, other revenue sources must be verified. If other revenue sources cannot be verified at disbursement time, the award may need to be renegotiated. Grant awards will be funded in one disbursement.
One year. Project should start within three months of award date and be complete within twelve months of start date.
Any Jewish organization in Western Washington that is a 501(c)(3) public charity, or is presumed to be, according to IRS regulations, or has a fiscal sponsor that is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Nonprofit arts and culture organizations in King or South Snohomish counties with a “Jewish-themed” project may also apply. Each organization must provide a copy of its IRS Determination Letter or sponsoring nonprofit’s Determination Letter with the application.
Organization's Authority to Submit
Application must be accompanied by at attestation signed by a board representative.
How to Apply
Return to the home page and sign up for an account. Once you have, you will be able to set up a user profile and begin applying. For additional instructions, please download our Ignition Grant Application Step-By-Step Instructions.
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Selection Process and Timeline:
|Applications due||Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 5 pm Pacific.|
|Written notification of grant award||December 2016|
If you have any questions, please contact Lenore Costello at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206.774.2213.