Below are frequently asked questions about applying for an IMPACT 100 grant.
Do small or new nonprofits have a chance of winning a grant?
If a nonprofit is a religious organization can it apply for a grant?
Why can’t we use the funds for “operating funds”?
Do I have to submit a letter of intent in order to file a grant application? What is the deadline for the letter of intent?
How do I submit the Letter of Intent?
Why do we need a copy of the 501(c)(3) for our organization?
What if we don’t have our 501(c)(3) yet?
Where do I go to get the letter of Intent and Grant application?
What is the deadline for the grant application?
Can we turn in a grant application if we didn’t turn in a Letter of Intent?
Can our organization submit different grant applications in different categories?
Why won’t you tell me which focus area to apply in?
Can we meet with our Focus Area Chair/Co-Chair to review our application before I turn it in?
Can we include our wish-lists, brochures, annual reports or videos about our organization?
What are some of the reasons applications are rejected?
What if our organization does not have to complete a 990?
What if the nonprofit has only existed for one year and cannot submit two year’ 990 forms?
What if our organization is smaller and may not need the full amount of the grant?
What is a collaboration?
Does a collaborative grant application have a better chance of being awarded than an application submitted by a single nonprofit organization?
If the project is a multi-agency collaboration, do we submit the financial information from all the collaborating partners?
Can a nonprofit organization apply for the grant as part of collaborative effort and then separately as an individual organization?
What are some of the reasons applications may not be selected as a finalist?
What happens after we turn in our Grant Application?
What happens during the Focus Area Committee Meetings?
Q: How many finalists will be selected to make presentations to the IMPACT 100 membership?
What should we expect to happen at the site visit?
How many people will be on the site visit?
Do we need to provide refreshments, hand-outs, or demonstrations for the site visit members?
How will we know if we have been named as a semi-finalist?
If we submit a proposal this year that is not funded, how soon can we resubmit the proposal?
If we submit a proposal and are awarded a grant, how soon can we apply again?
How does IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area pay out the grant money?
What is the period of time the money must be spent?
Can you be a member of IMPACT 100 if you are a member of the Board of an agency?
Can you be a member of IMPACT 100 if you are a CEO of an agency?
Who can I contact for more information?