Keystone Civic Association supports our community in a variety of ways. With the help of our business partners, we can offer community grants. This is the opening of our 3rd year accepting applications to award up to six grants, up to $500 each to community improvement projects in Keystone.
Projects can be conducted by a group or an individual. In five hundred (500) words or less describe your mission statement, who you are and how and what you will use the grant money for. We suggest you use the following bullets as a template for your application. An electronic application is available HERE.
TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF/YOUR ORGANIZATION
NAME OF PROJECT:
Define the need for the project. State who will benefit and how and why the project is important. Provide evidence to document the problem or need. Give a timeline of the project.
Focus on the projected outcome of the project that the grant money is being sought for. Point out who is going to do what, when, and how much. Give a date the project is to be completed.
Give the steps of the project, the reason behind them, and who would be responsible for the completion of steps.
Give details on how the project will be evaluated and who will be doing the evaluation. Give names of tests and methods used for measuring the results. Show at what points the evaluation will start and how improvements to the program will be put into progress.
Give a total cost of the project. Then show where the money will go. Be specific for each category. Also give information on other funding sources if applicable.
Applications can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of the recipients from the previous years include:
- Odessa Wildlife Rescue
- Keys to Kindness
- Hammond Elementary School
- American Legions
- Mt. Pleasant AME Church
- Keystone Prep High School
- And many more!
Any project which supports our mission will be considered so if you have a worth cause to make our community better please apply.