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How to Apply for an SVP Grant

APPLICATIONS OPENED Nov. 30, 2017 – Jan. 18, 2018.

Please take some time to read through the full scope of an SVP grant process. 

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#1 Check Your Eligibility

Is your organization:

#2 Check the Deadline

Grant applications for 2018 are opened now until to Jan. 18, 2018 at midnight. 

#3 Do Some Research

Be sure to read up on capacity building and the SVP model of funding. Download SVP’s funding overview document:

#4 Attend our Information Session 

  • Monday, Dec. 18, 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona

#5 Submit Your Application

#6  If selected as a semifinalist –  Give a Presentation on Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Your team, including your Executive Director, Board Chair and one additional representative (key staff or additional board member) will be asked to give a presentation on your organization and your current capacity building needs.

#7 If selected as a finalist – Host a Site Visit on Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Members of SVP’s investment committee will visit your organization. This allows them to see your work in action, get to know your staff and board, and to ask questions they might have. It also gives you a chance to ask questions of SVP.

#8 Receive a Grant

SVP’s investment committees typically select 1 Investee each year. This year we hope to make the investment selection by the beginning of April, 2018.

Further Questions

If you have questions about applying for an SVP grant, please contact us at info@svptucson.org