Applications will be considered using the following set of criteria as a guide.
Project or program is clearly defined.
Who will be served?
Program is at a stage of development that justifies the request.
Outcomes are clear, realistic and reasonable.
There is a compelling opportunity to make a difference in the quality of life for residents of MV.
Does this proposal differ from existing programs or services on the island?
The proposed project is consistent with the organization’s mission and strategic plan.
Strong leadership at Board and staff level.
Project budget is clear, detailed and realistic.
Organizations receiving grants from the Endowment are required to submit a report on program activities within a year of the grant award. The report consists of a narrative on the outcome of the initiative and a financial accounting. Subsequent requests for support will not be considered until all reports for prior grants have been received.
Please file your Grant Applications Online.