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Apply for a Community Foundation Grant! (Deadline: July 31)

The Bridge Association of REALTORS® Community Foundation awards grants* annually to support essential community programs in the categories of Youth Arts and Education, Senior Services Community Activities, and Workforce Housing and Homeless within Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Kensington, Oakland, and Piedmont.

Each year, the grant submission period opens on June 1 and remains open until July 31 at 11:59 pm.

*The maximum grant size awarded is $3,500.00.

Eligibility Guidelines

Requests for grants should be specific in their targeted use for the funds and cannot be used for general funds. Your non-profit organization must have tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) or have a fiscal sponsor that is a tax-exempt entity. Basic criteria include the following:

  • Funds must be used for a specific project/event

  • The project/event must occur between September 1 of the application year to July 15 of the following year

  • Your organization’s annual budget must be less than $1,000,000

  • Your organization must provide services in Alameda or Contra Costa County in the cities of Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Kensington, Oakland, and Piedmont.

  • Your request can be to start a new program

  • Your request can be to fund special project-specific salaries and stipends

  • Your request cannot be to fund regular full or part-time salaries

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