In support of its mission and guided by the concept of environmental sustainability and social responsibility, Co-opportunity is donating grants from $500-$2,000. Applications for community grants are now being accepted.
To make sure that the grants support organizations in need, target the community and share the same values and ethics as Co-opportunity, there are a few guidelines any organization must fit within to be eligible:
The organization must have nonprofit status and include nonprofit or tax-exempt documentation with this application.
The organization cannot advocate, support or practice unlawful discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, sex, disability or sexual orientation.
The organization cannot be a political or religious organization.
The contact person or organization head should be a member of Co-opportunity.
The organization is located near Co-opportunity.
The organization has not received a substantial amount of donations from Co-opportunity in the past year.
A representative of the organization must be available to attend the Co-opportunity’s annual meeting to accept the grant in person in October.
The organization’s mission should match Co-opportunity’s donation goals: to help make our community better and healthier, and the organization can be described by one of the following categories:
1. Environmental/Sustainable to the Earth
2. Education/the Arts
3. Peace and Freedom of Expression
4. Economic and Social Justice
5. Civil Rights
Applications can be picked up at Co-opportunity customer service desk at 1525 Broadway. You may also request an application via email or fax by calling 310.451.1025 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due July 31st by 4pm via mail, email or fax. Applications will be reviewed and grant winners will be selected by member/owners of Co-opportunity. Those receiving grants will be notified by September 15th.