Through funds raised by the Hot Potato 5K, Tri-Valley Youth Activities Fund is making funds available for the following suggested activities:
One grant per youth organization is available to conduct the activity described in the application. The organization must be an already existing team, club, or group that functions with the geographical area of the Tri-Valley School District. However, the organization does not have to be associated with the school. Groups such as youth sports organizations, 4-H Clubs, Boy/Girl Scout troops, musical groups, church youth groups, dance or gymnastic teams, theater groups, cheer teams, or similar groups are welcome to apply for a grant. Organizations must be for youth under the age of 18. Grants are non-competitive.
Grants will allow youth organizations to implement programs that will:
Grants will be awarded by May 24, 2019. Awardees will have one (1) year from the date of the award to utilize the funds. A three (3) month extension may be granted, per written request. If funds are not utilized within the given period, the Awardees will forfeit those funds and will be excluded from the following grant round.
Application must be completed in full in order to be considered. Incomplete applications will be excluded without review.
Organizations will be required to utilize funds within approved timeline and will be dispersed for eligible expenses on a reimbursement basis. One request for partial reimbursement may be made halfway through the grant period. Organizations will be required to submit receipts for eligible expenses. Mileage will be reimbursed at the current IRS published rate.
We hope many Tri-Valley area youth organizations consider applying for the Tri-Valley Youth Activities Fund and Hot Potato 5K Grant. Deadline to apply for a grant is April 12, 2019. Grants must be electronically-delivered, hand-delivered, or post-marked by April 12, 2019. No applications will be accepted past that deadline.
Please feel free to contact Christine Lettich or Julie Ballay at TVYAF15@gmail.com or 570-653-1102 with any questions about the grant process or the application.