Grant Requirements

Grants are not provided to fund:

  • Requests exceeding $2,500.00
  • Individuals, churches, schools (public or private), or national organizations that do not have local financially independent chapters
  • Organizations with provisional 501(c)(3) status

Grants should not be requested for:

  • Research
  • Salaries or wage compensation
  • Administrative expenses
  • Training and Consulting
  • Travel expenses
  • Political campaigns
  • Capital campaigns
  • Religious campaigns
  • Fundraising expenses (purchase of tables, tickets or advertisements)
  • General operating expenses
  • Endowments
  • Debt reduction
  • Acquisitions or construction of buildings
  • Routine equipment or facility maintenance
  • Purchase of vehicle

GRANT EVALUATIONS

All grant applications are reviewed and selected by the San Antonio Junior Forum Grants Committee and approved by the SAJF Board and SAJF General membership. If the proposal is within the guidelines and interests as stated above, the following additional factors are taken into consideration:

  • Project's ability to serve an adequate number of individuals
  • Project's potential for success both immediately and ultimately
  • Project's originiality and low level of duplication
  • Project's broadness of scope, intent, impact and outreach
  • Ratio of cost per person served to dollars requested

We are regrefully unable to support all worthwhile causes. San Antonio Junior Forum gives preference to those organizations that best fit our grant criteria as stated above and which are responsive to critical community needs.

San Antonio Junior Forum

P.O. Box 781152
San Antonio, Texas 78278
Phone: 210-545-2187