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

6. Ways that success will be measured 

7. Period of time this grant will cover

8. Other funding applied for

Proposal

Proposals should be concise, not to exceed two pages.

Addendum

501 (c)(3) Determination letter scanned

Organization's overall budget

Audited Financials from most recent year scanned

List of Board of Directors

Please note:

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

Significance

>  What is the public health

importance of this project?

>  What is the benefit to

the target population?

>  What would be the benefit to society?

Approach

>  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?

Applicant

>  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?