Grant Process

Grant Applications Due


Organizations submitting a grant application for the Anderson Children's Foundation must be:

  • Serving youth under age 18 in the Coachella Valley of Riverside County, California
  • Global causes based outside of the Coachella Valley (may apply by invitation only)
  • Non-profit with official 501c3 status

Funding Information

  • Maximum individual project funding: $40,000
  • Project funding is all or none, so realistic and conservative budgets are essential!
  • Funding cycle: July 1st, 2017 - June 30th, 2018
  • Disbursement of funds first week of July 

Project Evaluations

  • During the funding cycle, recipients will be assigned a contact person from ACF who will communicate and assess performance intermittently throughout the year.
  • Site visits will be conducted for observation and evaluation based upon the project goals as set forth in the grant application.

Project recipients will be expected to complete a final year-end report/evaluation by June 30th, 2018.

Application Timetable

02/01/2017 Mid-Year Evaluations begin for 2016-2017 Grant Recipients  
03/01/2017 Grant Application period opens - 2017-2018 Grant Applications available online  
 03/01/2017  Interactive Informational Forum - Cathedral City Public Library  4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
 03/08/2017  Interactive Informational Forum  -  Indio Public Library  4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
03/15/2017 Mid-Year Evaluations complete for 2016-2017 Grant Recipients  
 05/12/2017  Grant Application period closes - Applications MUST be submitted online to ACF by 5:00 pm  5:00 pm
 06/03/2017  Grant Decision Day - Grant Team meets for final review of applications  
06/30/2017 Year-End Evaluations due for 2016-2017 Grant Recipients  
 06/05/2017  Grant Recipient 2017-2018  notifications emailed this week  
 07/06/2016  Grant Recipient Meet and Greet  to award grants, gather media, and mingle  9:00 am to 11:00 am 
 08/01/2017  Grant Recipients for 2017-2018 posted on ACF website around this time  

Coming Soon!

The Anderson Children's Foundation is working hard on expanding our web presence and will be adding more social media in the near future!

Coming Soon!

The Anderson Children's Foundation Grant Application will be available March 1, 2014.