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Apply for our 2014 grant today!

September 8, 2014

We are excited to announce our 2014 grant opportunity for non-profit organizations serving the local AAPI community. This year, we are offering grants of between $500 and $4,000. Starting today, you can download the Request for Proposals (RFP) as a Word document  or as a PDF, and apply by Friday, October 17.

We are offering grants to organizations that meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Location: Organizations must be based in the Washington, DC metro area.
  • Beneficiaries: Most or all of the beneficiaries of the project must be Asian American/ Pacific Islanders who live, work, and/or study in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, including neighboring counties in Maryland and Virginia. Our focus is on local philanthropic giving. Requests for national projects will not be considered.
  • 501(c)(3) status: Organizations must have 501(c)(3) status or a fiscal sponsor.
  • Organizational size: This year, we are focusing our funding organizations that have operating budgets that are less than or equal to $500,000. If your organization has a fiscal sponsor, we will only look at your program/initiative’s budget

Join us at Madhatter Bar and Restaurant on Wednesday, September 17 from 6-8 pm for a happy hour/Q & A social to meet our members and to ask any questions you have about this year’s application process. Visit https://applyforagivingcirclegrant2014.eventbrite.com for more details and to RSVP.

We hope that you apply today, and we look forward to reading your application!

P.S. We are also excited to announce that AAPIP and the Cherry Blossom Giving Circle now have an easier way to donate money more easily–our WeDidIt campaign page. Access our WeDidIt page through your computer, and use your credit card to make a quick online donation of any size to the Cherry Blossom Giving Circle. Donate today via our new WeDidIt campaign page!

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