Welcome To The Boys And Girls Foundation - San Diego Non-Profits' Best Friend!
About The Grant Application Process & Funding Guidelines
The Mission of the Boys and Girls Foundation is to identify, support or create programs, which provide preventative services or direct care to abused, neglected, disadvantaged and under served youth in San Diego County.
** We will not fund organizations who have applied within the last 12 months. All grant recipients must submit a 1-year final report using the date on the grant check as the start date. The final report must be accepted as complete before an additional grant may be considered. **
Deadlines for submission:
November 1, 12 Noon
February 1, 12 Noon
May 1, 12 Noon
August 1, 12 Noon
Online Grant Application
Complete and submit the online Grant Application Form. Applications that do not include all required documents will not be accepted.
The Boys and Girls Foundation provides funding for 501(c)3 entities who provide programs, projects or services to disadvantaged and underserved youth in San Diego County.
We do not fund requests that benefit:
- Organizations that discriminate according to race, gender or religion
- For profit organizations
- Adult programs
- Organizations who have applied in the last 12 months.
- Make single year grants rather than multi-year commitments
- Provide funding for locally funded organizations rather than nationally funded
- Provide camp scholarships through our Boys and Girls Go to Camp Voucher program
We do not provide funding for:
-Employee salaries and benefits, training or conference registration
-General operating expenses of the organization
-Capital improvement or building funds
-Programs outside San Diego County
-Organizations who have received funding in the last 12 months(see** above)
For Questions, Please Contact:
Meredith Watwood at (619) 683-2192 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dear Grant applicants,
Beginning immediately, we will no longer accept any application which does not include ALL required information and documentation.
We have worked to streamline our process to make it easier for you to submit a request and hope that you will help by ensuring that you review your grant application to be sure it is complete before submission.
In addition to providing all the requested information, please combine the following items into ONE attachment.
-501 C 3 letter
-Project Budget showing specific line items to be funded by this grant. There is an example in the application. Please follow this exactly or we will not accept your application
-Overall Budget for the organization
-List of current funders or plan to sustain the program
-List of Board of Directors with affiliations
-Letters of current support if your program is to be held at a school or in cooperation with any other organization.
- Copy of 1-year progress report which must be received before new application can be
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the application process. And remember, if you have received a previous grant, a progress report must be submitted before any new application can be accepted.
Thank you for your time,
Boys and Girls Foundation