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These fields are from the Minnesota Common Grant Application Form. Some of our smaller grant proposal will be Minnesota focused, so this is a place to start.

The Mirror Youth Housing Project (MYHP) mission is to build a strong non-profit housing sector for homeless o underpriviledged youth ages 12-18. MYHP unites Ontario's non-profit housing to build on our collective experience, we will work for excellence in non-profit housing management, and for new affordable and supportive housing for youth still in need.

Population served:Youth aged 12-18.

Geographic area served: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Funds are being request for (check one):

____x General operating support

__X Project/program support

___x Start-up costs

____ Technical assistance

____x Capital

____ Other (list)

Project dates (if applicable): January 2010 through December 2010

Fiscal year end: Dember 31, 2010

Budget -

Dollar amount requested: $ 20,000

Total annual organization budget: $20,000

Total project budget (for support other than general operating): $20,000

Proposal Narrative

I. PEACE Domestic Violence Agency:

The city of Portland is similar to many other communities throughout the country. As a large metropolitan city, the region has experienced increasing reports of domestic and youth violence, spousal and child abuse, assault, and incidents of road rage over the last 5 years.

II. Purpose of Grant: PEACE’s mission is to reduce victim trauma, empower survivors, and promote recovery through direct services. PEACE is committed to reducing the incidence of sexual assault and domestic violence through education and strives to challenge societal norms and beliefs that condone and perpetuate violence in the community.

1. Situation: The foundation has two grant programs under which it provides funding to nonprofits:

a. The Small Grants Program offers one-time grants of up to $5,000 to registered charities with an annual budget under $500,000.

b. The Investor Program is an innovative funding program designed to support six organizations under each of the objectives of the Supporting Families program, with up to $150,000 a year for up to 3 years.

2. Activities: The National Foundation’s funding program, Supporting Families, strives to fulfill the following objectives:

a. Promote the well-being of young men, women, and children whose lives have been affected by domestic violence, and to reduce the prevalence of domestic violence through increased service provision, education, and awareness.

b. Improve the quality of life of families with a member or members in prison, through the provision of services responsive to their needs.

c. Provide young people who are or have been involved with the criminal justice system with a rehabilitation program designed to obtain the skills, confidence, and personal support networks to enable them to lead fulfilled and successful lives.

b. Objectives or ways in which you will meet the goal(s).

c. Specific activities for which you are seeking funding.

d. Who will carry out those activities.

e. Time frame in which this will take place.

f. How the proposed activities will benefit the community in which they will occur, being as clear as you can about the impact you expect to have.this imapct will be crucial in understanding that art and the disource associated with it is a vital part of modern society and should never be eliminated from schools curriculum.

g. Long-term strategies (if applicable) for sustaining this effort.


A. Please describe your criteria for success. What do you want to happen as a result of your activities?

B. How will you measure these changes?

C. Who will be involved in evaluating this work (staff, board, constituents, community, consultants)?

D. What will you do with your evaluation results?

Project Budget

Here is a project budget worksheet.


Source Amount


  • Government grants $
  • Foundations $
  • Corporations $
  • United Way or other federated campaigns $
  • Individual contributions $
  • Fundraising events and products $
  • Membership income $
  • In-kind support $
  • Investment income $


  • Government Contracts $
  • Earned Income $
  • Other (specify) $
  • $

Total Income $


Item Amount $FT/PT

  • Salaries and wages (breakdown by individual position and indicate full- or part-time.)
    • $
    • $
    • $
    • $
    • $
    • SUBTOTAL: $
  • Insurance, benefits and other related taxes $
  • Consultants and professional fees $
  • Travel $
  • Equipment $
  • Supplies $
  • Printing and copying $
  • Telephone and fax $
  • Postage and delivery $
  • Rent and utilities $
  • In-kind expenses $
  • Depreciation $
  • Other (specify) $
  • $
  • Total Expense $

DIFFERENCE (Income less Expense) $


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