San Angelo Cultural Affairs Council
Grant Applications Checklist
To be used for Core Support and Project Support Grants
WHAT TO INCLUDE IN YOUR GRANT PACKETS
____ 1. Cover letter – Ten (10) copies – no longer than two (2) pages that outlines season/project and addresses pertinent points from criteria.
____ 2. Completed application form – Ten (10) copies – one-sided like the original.
____ 3. Detailed budget – Ten (10) copies – Items a-j in Section D of the application should be outline in detail on a separate sheet. This should tell the review committees exactly how you are spending the grant monies and the amount of money your organization is contributing to the season/project. This would include in-kind contributions. (SEE SAMPLE BUDGET FOR MORE INFORMATION.)
___ 4. Current operating budget – Ten (10) copies
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUIRED
____ 1. Financial statement – ONE COPY – for the previous year (audit if available) or copy of 990 if required to file.
____ 2. Current list of Board of Directors and staff – ONE COPY.
FIRST TIME APPLICANTS ONLY
____ 1. IRS exemption letter – ONE COPY
____ 2. By-laws and organizational history (or any applicable update since last application – ONE COPY
PRESENTING THE GRANT
When completed there should be 10 grant packets (A) and one set of additional information (B) for our files.
Please put each grant application together in CHECKLIST ORDER. Please DO NOT STAPLE OR BIND. Paper clips are acceptable to keep the sets together.