Greater Boston Council
Applying for a Grant
The Greater Boston Council on Alcoholism stands with others
for equity and justice in combating racism, intolerance, and exclusion.
Our commitment to support the creative prevention, education,
and research work of non-profit organizations is unwavering.
We continue, through our grantmaking, to offer assistance
in all of the many, diverse neighborhoods and populations
that make up Greater Boston.
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.
All proposals are due December 31 each year.
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?