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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. 

Cover Page

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, not to exceed $7,500

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

Please note:

Grants are awarded in August. A final report on how the grant was used

and how you achieved your goals is due by June 30 the following year.

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?

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