Applying as an Association


Electronic Submission

The following proposal items must be combined into one single PDF file with all pages portrait-oriented, if possible, and submitted via email to office@eeford.org.

Cover Sheet

The Proposal must begin with the Cover Sheet provided by the Foundation. When completed, this Cover Sheet becomes the first page of the proposal.

Text

The text of the proposal (no more than 4 [4] single-sided, 8.5 x 11 inch pages) should include the following:

  • A brief history of the association
  • Needs of the association for which the grant is requested. The amount requested
  • The proposed match and how the association plans to raise the match.
  • How the association plans to use the grant to meet these needs. We like to see a general budget that outlines, at least in broad categories, how the funds would be spent

Financial Section

The Financial Section of the proposal (no more than [3] 8.5 x 11-inch pages, numbered pages 6-8) should include the following: a) The association's operating budget for the year of application. b) The Statement of Activities taken from the audit of the year immediately preceding application. (May be printed on both sides of the page, if necessary) c) The Statement of Financial Position taken from the audit of the year immediately preceding application. (May be printed on both sides of the page, if necessary)

 Hard Copy Submission

Please send single copies of the following via regular mail or Fedex.

  • IRS form 501(c)(3). All applicants must supply documentation of this IRS status. Any substitution of another tax-exempt status must first be verified with the Executive Director of the Foundation.
  • One complete copy of the AUDIT of the year completed immediately preceding application.
  • Relevant brochures, promotional materials, etc.
  • Supplementary Information for Associations form