The Leadership Stockton Alumni Association (LSAA) is pleased to invite eligible organizations to submit letters of interest for grant funding from the LSAA Community Improvement Fund. Grants are available to fund projects and activities for nonprofit organizations based in San Joaquin County, providing direct services to people living in the City of Stockton, and directly align with this year’s area of focus: promoting Youth Sports.
For purposes of this grant program, Youth Sports is defined as any sports activity that is practiced by children or adolescents (ages 5-17) and includes extracurricular activity (outside of the education system).
The LSAA Community Improvement Fund has committed a total of $5,000 for this grants program in 2020. The maximum grant amount an applicant may request under this program is $5,000, although applicants may request less than the maximum amount.
Those organizations receiving grant awards may be required to submit a final report, as well as a financial report, at the discretion of the LSAA.
Letters of interest will be accepted from the following type of organization:
Organizations must be located in San Joaquin County. Proposed projects or activities must directly benefit people living in the City of Stockton.
In order to be considered for grant funding, letters of interest must be submitted online via this online grants portal by November 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time). Submissions will not be accepted after this deadline.
Letters of interest will be accepted from eligible organizations that propose projects or activities that directly align with the LSAA Community Improvement Fund’s area of focus: promoting Youth Sports. Within this area, preference in the review process will be given to funding projects or activities that demonstrate a commitment to:
Letter of Interest – The submission of a letter of interest is the initial step in seeking grant funding. The LSAA Advisory Committee will review qualifying letters of interest and determine whether a full grant proposal will be requested, or if the letter of interest will be denied.
Full Grant Proposals – Grant proposals will be evaluated by the LSAA Advisory Committee. Grant funding recommendations will be made by the LSAA Community Grants Committee. The Foundation’s Board of Directors will make final funding determinations.
Below are the approximate review dates for submissions. Applicants will be contacted directly upon completion of the various stages of review. The Foundation will contact applicants by email.
Requests for technical assistance with submitting your letter of interest through our online grants portal, including any questions about the grants program, must be submitted in writing by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line LSAA Grant Help.
The Leadership Stockton Alumni Association (LSAA) Community Improvement Fund was established in 2019 by the Leadership Stockton Alumni Association. The Fund’s purpose is to improve the quality of life for residents of San Joaquin County.