You may use the Application Index on the right side of your screen to navigate through the application form in any order you choose. The Application Index also allows you to switch between sections regardless of whether you have completed all required questions. A few important things to note:
For your convenience in drafting your proposal, you may download a copy of the narrative questions in advance.
Please provide the full name of your organization, group or collaborative and the acronym if you typically use one.
Where is your organization, group or collaborative located?
Do you have a website?
If yes, please provide your url here (include http:// or https://)
Have there been any changes in board members or lead staff in the last six months, or any that are imminent? Please describe briefly
What year was your organization established?
Please share your mission statement.
What is your nonprofit status?
Fiscal Year - please share your organization's fiscal year month-range, e.g. July-June.
Please provide the full name of your fiscal sponsor and the acronym if they typically use one.
Fiscal Sponsor's Fiscal Year - please share your fiscal sponsor's fiscal year month-range, e.g. July-June.
Please describe the purpose of your proposed grant, and the key outcomes you hope to achieve. (150 words max.)
Please enter the overall cost of your proposed activities. (This may be the same as or more than the amount you are requesting from West Marin Fund.)
Please describe how you plan to realize your goals and proposed outcomes. (500 words max.)
Through your work in West Marin, where do you see inequalities? Please describe what is happening and what you think the main reasons for this are. (500 words max.)
What changes do you expect to see as a result of your proposed activities? How will this help level the playing field for people experiencing inequity in West Marin? (500 words max.)
In the last 12 months, has your organization increased its knowledge and understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion? If yes, please give two examples of the ways in which your organization has turned this knowledge into action. (250 words max.)
Will you actively collaborate with any other organization(s) and/or group(s) to realize the proposed goals and activities? If yes, please name them, briefly explain their role and what contribution they will make, financial or otherwise. (150 words max)
Who will manage and lead your proposed activities? Please provide names and responsibility. (150 words max.)
How will you evaluate the success of your proposed activities; what data and other information do you plan to gather? (200 words max.)
Please describe the overall work of your organization, the populations served and how this proposal supports your mission. When describing populations served, be as specific as possible with regards to age ranges, gender identities, and racial/ethnic identities, and also regarding whether those served directly or indirectly live in West Marin, live elsewhere but work in West Marin, or are visitors to West Marin. (300 words max.)
Please select the main issue area that your proposed activities relate to. Please select one.
Please use this space to specify the other issue areas your organization addresses.
What is your organization's total projected income for this fiscal year?
What is your organization's total projected expenses for this fiscal year?
What was your organization's total actual income for last fiscal year?
What was your organization's total actual expenses for last fiscal year?
What is the total budget for your proposed activities? (This should be the same number you entered for "overall cost" in the proposal summary section.)
Will volunteers help realize your proposed activities?
If you do not receive the full amount you are requesting from West Marin Fund, how will the viability of your proposed activities be affected? Will you still be able to implement your proposed activities, and if so how do you plan to do so? (150 words max.)
Please download and fill out the Excel worksheet for your budget details.
EXCEL BUDEGET WORKSHEET DOWNLOAD
Upload the finshed worksheet into the worksheet field below.
Please provide your total income.
The form will prompt you to submit the relevant documentation required for your organization based on nonprofit status and prior applicant status. Please be sure to include the name of your organization in all filenames. Required documents may include:
501(c)(3) Prior Applicant Status: Please carefully review the following statements and check ALL that apply.
Nonprofit Group with Fiscal Sponsor Prior Applicant Status: Please carefully review the following statements and check ALL that apply.
Please upload a summary Profit & Loss Statement for your last fiscal year.
Please upload a balance sheet for your last fiscal year.
Please upload your organizational budget for the current fiscal year, including anticipated revenue and expenses.
Please upload your fiscal sponsor's summary Profit & Loss Statement for their last fiscal year.
Please upload your fiscal sponsor's Balance Sheet for their last fiscal year.
Please upload your fiscal sponsor's organizational budget for the current fiscal year, including anticipated revenue and expenses.
Please upload a copy of your fiscal sponsor's determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Please upload a list of your fiscal sponsor's current Board of Directors.
Please upload a copy of your Letter of Agreement or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with your fiscal sponsor.
Please upload your nonprofit group's summary Profit & Loss Statement for your last fiscal year.
Please upload your nonprofit group's Balance Sheet for your last fiscal year.
Please upload your nonprofit group's organizational budget for the current fiscal year, including anticipated revenue and expenses.
Please upload a list of your nonprofit group's officers/steering committee/informal Board of Directors.
Thank you for using the West Marin Fund's online application form. We are interested in improving our application process and welcome your comments and suggestions based on your experience of completing this application. (100 words max.)
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