Applying for a Grant
Please submit proposals and attachments online.
Due to the disruption the pandemic has caused for so many, the Board has decided to extend the proposal deadline to be due January 31. In addition, the 3-year rule will not apply this year. Previously, if you have received funding for the previous 3 years, you have to take a year off. That rule will not apply for the upcoming year.
1. Legal name of organization, address, phone number, website, email address, and Executive Director
2. Contact person for this proposal
3. Summmary of proposal and how it links with GBCoA's mission
4. Proposal's target population
5. Total cost of project and amount requested
6. Ways that success will be measured
7. Period of time this grant will cover
8. Other funding applied for
Proposals should be concise, not to exceed two pages.
501 (c)(3) Determination letter scanned
Organization's overall budget
Audited Financials from most recent year scanned
List of Board of Directors
If a grant is received - grants are awarded in August - progress reports are required by March 31 the following year. A final report is due a year from when grant was issued. There is a three-year limit for consecutive funding for any organization: a one-year break must be taken before applying again.
Guidelines for evaluation
Grants will be awarded in the general areas of education, prevention, and research
> What is the public health
importance of this project?
> What is the benefit to
the target population?
> What would be the benefit to society?
> Can the applicant accomplish the stated goals of the application?
> Are the stated goals achieveable within the time frame and budget?
> Is the connection clearly and convincingly established of the relevance
of the proposal to substance use disorders?
> Has GBCoA funded the
organization in the past?
> Have timely progress reports and
final reports been submitted?
> How will GBCoA funds requested
for this project make a meaningful contribution to the accomplishment
of the goals of this project?