HCCF Community Projects Fund Application

**Application Deadline - September 1, 2018**

AUGUST: First Call for Applications
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018: Deadline for Applications
MID SEPTEMBER: Review Committee meets
OCTOBER: Notify Applicants of Awards
APRIL: Awards Announced at Annual Meeting

Guidelines and General Information about the HCCF Community Projects Fund:

1. The purpose of the HCCF Community Projects Fund is to offer financial assistance to nonprofit organizations that strengthen:

I. Food access or food production;
II. Sustainable environmental initiatives;
III. Community services; OR
IV. Cooperative principles and activities

2. Eligible recipients are:
a. Nonprofit, non-denominational, and nonpartisan (not affiliated with or promoting any political party or candidate);
b. Non-discriminatory on the basis of race, creed, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or physical disability;
c. Those that primarily benefit the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire and Vermont as defined by the Vital Communities Service Area.

3. Funding requests can be between $500 and $2,500 in aid, with exceptions for noteworthy need. All applicants will receive notice of the status of their application.

4. Grants are expected to be used for their stated purpose within one year of distribution. If necessary, grantee may request an extension of the grant period or return unused funds to the HCCF.

5. Grant recipients will be asked to report their project results to the HCCF Review Committee within 6 months of project completion. Applications can be made in successive years provided a project report has been submitted each year. Recipients are asked to credit HCCF in their project notices and media.



And if applicable, please include its website.


Please describe your project and the current need it will address:
Please identify the specific activities you will implement and when they will be started and completed.
(Including amount requested from the Hanover Cooperative Community Fund)


How/when will you know you’re successful? What metrics and targets will you use? [150 words]


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