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Bath Community Fund Grant Application Questions

Applying for a Bath Community Fund grant is easy with our online application system. Applications open 30 days prior to the deadline and include the following questions:

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Project Name

Please begin the project name with "to support" or "for..."
Character limit: 100

Project Description

Describe your program/project in one paragraph. This area may be seen by other potential funders, so please include the most important aspects of your request.
Character limit: 500

Amount Requested

Character limit: 20

Are you using a fiscal sponsor?


Organization Information

Organization's mission

Character limit: 500

Organization's budgeted expenses for the project year

Please attach a one-page operating budget from which this project will be applied.

Organization's major funding sources

Please include any government, foundations and individual support by percentage.
Character limit: 250

Proposal Summary

Total budget for project

Program/project budget

Please include all revenue sources and expense line items and differentiate between cash and in-kind support. (If this is a request for operating support, please attach the prior year organizational budget instead of a program/project budget.)

Total number of people to be served under this program/project

Please include unduplicated numbers, if possible.

Anticipated program/project start date

Grant distributions are generally made 6-8 weeks after the proposal due date.

Anticipated program/project end date

Funds must be expended within two years of grant award.

Brief demographic description of population served by this program/project

Character limit: 100

Describe how your organization will partner with other agencies and/or community organizations

This question is designed to give committee members an understanding of how your organization/project fits into the bigger picture of programs and services in our area.
Character limit: 800

Goals, Outcomes and Evaluation

Brief description of goals and objectives for program/project

These should be specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-based activities. What exactly do you plan to do with this funding?
Character Limit: 800

Specific, anticipated outcomes of program/project

What changes do you expect will happen as a result of conducting the above activities? It is preferable to focus on the changes in your demographic, but an organizational outcome is OK, too. If a grant is received, you will be required to report your progress toward these outcomes.
Character Limit: 800

Alignment of mission/vision

How will funding for this project relate to the mission/vision and core areas of interest of Bath Community Fund?
Character Limit: 800

Funding Plans

List of other funders to whom this proposal has been and will be submitted

For each funder, please specify status of request, amount and date if received.
Character Limit: 800

If this will be an ongoing program/project, describe plans for continued funding

Do you plan to come back to Bath Community Fund next year for the same amount? If not, how will you support the project?
Character Limit: 500

Required Attachments

List of key staff and board members

Please attach a list of key staff, board members with affiliations, and officers summarized on one page.
File Size Limit: 2 MB

Fiscal Sponsor Letter of Support

If applicable, please upload your fiscal sponsor's letter of support. The letter should describe how
the fiscal sponsor plans to be involved, including management of the funds and level of project
oversight. Learn more about using a fiscal sponsor.
File Size Limit: 2 MB


This is not an application. If you wish to apply, or for more information, contact John Garofalo, vice president of community investment. Applications open 30 days prior to the deadline.