Community Grants

Parkland Cares Heart

With your help

We’ve funded $239,000 to provide immediate and long-term funding and awareness for mental health counseling for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivors, their families and the community-at-large.

GRANT GUIDELINES

Parkland Cares makes contributions to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that provide resources in line with our mission, values and geography.

No grants are made to individuals, political parties or candidates, religious organizations, organizations that foster or encourage racial, religious or other prejudices, or to any organization that does not qualify as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
 

GIVING PRIORITIES

The philanthropic focus of Parkland Cares is creating long-term, strategic relationships with nonprofit organizations that align with our funding priorities. We make grants to organizations that provide:

  • Trauma counseling, short and long term therapy and support to individuals, groups and families
  • Crisis counseling/intervention
  • Mental health assessment
  • Mental health treatment regardless of race, religion or sexual orientation
  • Services in approved geographic areas

 

APPLY FOR GRANTS

  • Parkland Cares welcomes applications during the third quarter of 2019. Grant Application Opens August 1, 2019 – August 31, 2019
  • Grant applications must be submitted by an individual authorized by the Board of Directors to enter in agreements on behalf of the organization
  • Funding decisions are made only for one year; there are no automatic renewals in future years
  • Parkland Cares reserves the right to request additional information or to conduct site visits as needed

 
Send a two-page letter of inquiry to include:

  • Mission of the organization and the population(s) you serve.
  • Description of the project you are seeking to fund.
  • Amount of funding requested.
  • Purpose of the funding and how the funds would be used.
  • Total cost of the program/project including your proposed budget.
  • Email your LOI to Stacey Udine, Executive Director, Parkland Cares, [email protected] by August 31, 2019.

 

GRANT AWARDS

  • 3rd Round September/October 2019
  • 2nd Round February 2019
  • 1st Round August 2018

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION

  • A grant narrative, of no more than two pages
  • A copy of your organization’s IRS federal determination letter
  • A copy of your organization’s most recent IRS Form 990
  • Current year annual budget
  • A copy of your organization’s most recent audited financial statements (if available)
  • A copy of your organization’s most recent annual report (if available)
  • A dated letter/statement signed by the appropriate officer of the organization indicating there is currently no adverse action being taken against the organization that would jeopardize the organization’s 501(c)(3) status

 

GRANT FINAL REPORT

  • Within twelve months of the final receipt of funds, the organization must submit a final report to describe the results of the grant project. No new requests for funding can be considered until a final report has been submitted for all prior grants.

Contact Us

Please contact us at [email protected].