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 (A)
____ 1. Cover letter – One (1) Original and Eight (8) copies – no longer than two (2) pages that outlines season/project and addresses pertinent points from criteria.
____ 2. Completed application form – One (1) Original and Eight (8) copies– one-sided
____ 3. Detailed budget – One (1) Original and Eight (8) copies– Items a-i 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 – One (1) Original and Eight (8) copies copies
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUIRED (B)
____ 1. Financial statement – ONE COPY – most current audit AND a 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 (A) 9 grant packets (One (1) Original and Eight (8) copies) and (B) one set of additional information 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.