Sturgis Area Community Foundation -
Newell A. & Grace A. Franks Fund Grant Application Form

INSTRUCTIONS - READ CAREFULLY:
To be eligible for a grant the applying organization must be a qualifying entity as defined under applicable sections of the Internal Revenue Code: 501(c)3 organizations; governmental entities; public school. If you have questions regarding eligibility please contact the Foundation-all qualifying entities are encouraged to apply.

  1. A cover letter should be included with each application, which introduces your organization and your grant proposal and makes a connection between your proposal and our mission and grantmaking interests. Please keep this cover letter to one typed page in length.
  2. Please submit 5 copies of your grant proposal.
  3. Include the attached Grant Budget Sheet.
  4. Include the attached Grant Application Cover Sheet
  5. You may include letters of support for your project from other organizations

    Where applicable please include the information requested below in #6, #7, #8 and #9.
  6. Include a list of your Board of Directors and affiliations.
  7. Include a copy of your organization’s current annual operating budget, including expenses and revenue.
  8. Include a copy of your most recent annual financial statement (independently audited, if available; if not available, attach your Form 990).
  9. Include your annual report, if available.

Please Note the following:
• Grant money must be paid out within one year of approval of the grant.
• Review of completed grant applications will be at the discretion of the Fund’s Advisory Committee.
• Please call the Foundation office if you have any questions.

Please return your completed application to:
Sturgis Area Community Foundation
John Wiedlea and Mary Dresser Co-Directors
310 N. Franks Avenue
Sturgis, MI 49091
Phone: (269) 659-8508 Fax: (269) 659-4539
Email: sacf@sturgisfoundation.org



The Sturgis Area Community Foundation
Newell A. & Grace A. Franks Fund GRANT APPLICATION COVER SHEET

Date of Application:
Legal name of organization applying:
(should be same as on IRS determination letter and as supplied on IRS form 990)
Year founded:
Executive Director: Phone Number:
Contact person/title/phone number:
(if different than Executive Director)
Address (principal/administrative office):
City/State/Zip:
Fax Number:
Email Address:


List any previous support from
this funder in the last 5 years:

Project Name:
Purpose of Grant: (1 sentence)
Date of Project: Amount Requested:
Total Project Cost:
Geographic Area Served:

BELOW IS A LISTING OF STANDARD BUDGET ITEMS. PLEASE PROVIDE THE PROJECT BUDGET IN THIS FORMAT

A. Organizational fiscal year:
B. Time period this budget covers:

EXPENSES
Amount requested from
The Sturgis Fdn
Total project expense
Salaries
Payroll taxes
Fringe Benefits
Consultants and
Professional fees
Insurance
Travel
Equipment
Supplies
Printing/copying
Telephone/fax
Postage & Delivery
Rent
Utitlities
Maintenance
Evaluation
Marketing
Other (specify)
TOTAL AMT REQUESTED:  
TOTAL EXPENSES:  
     
REVENUE
Committed Pending
Local Govt. Grants
State Govt. Grants
Fed. Govt. Grants
Foundation Grants
Corporate Donations
Individual Donations
Income from events
Income from products
Membership income
In-kind support
Other (specify)
TOTAL REVENUE: