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*United States applicants that do not have 501(c)(3) tax status or Ontario applicants that are not registered charities governed by the Charities Accounting Act must have a sponsoring 501(c)(3) organization or registered charity.
Please provide a one-page description of your project explaining how these funds will be used. Send this letter to Laurie, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include the following information in your letter:
Name and Organization
Address, City, State, Zip, Country
Amount of funding requested (Special Opportunity Grants – up to $750 USD
Attach a copy of your 501(c)(3) letter
*If your organization does not 501(c)(3) tax status (US) or are not registered charities governed by the Charities Accounting Act (Ontario) then you must have a sponsoring 501(c)(3) organization or registered charity. If you are using a fiscal sponsor please include their contact information in the letter.
Funds will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Although preference is given to requests made prior to the expenditure of project funds, “after the fact” funding requests will be considered if the request is made within one month of the expenditure
The Freshwater Future staff will review applications, seek input if necessary, and render a decision within two weeks of receipt of complete request. Payment will be made within four weeks of approval. Within one month of completion of the funded activity, the grant recipient must submit a one-page written report that briefly documents the actual expenses incurred, activities performed, and the outcomes.