2019 Grant Application, Organization INSTRUCTIONS The grant application must be submitted online using the form below. Print applications will NOT be accepted. Please answer all of the following questions fully and to the best of your ability. Some questions have character limits. We recommend formulating your answers in a Word or Pages document, and then copying and pasting them into the application. You will be able to save your responses as you go so as to be able to return to the application at a later time. Please submit your application only one time. Once your application is submitted, you will receive confirmation. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us at info@A2ndAct.org. The decision date and all other information is available on our website at A2ndAct.org/your-2nd-act/grants/. Please read that page carefully before contacting us as most answers to your questions are listed there. PLEASE NOTE: If any field is left blank, your application will be rejected and void.Name*Address*WebsitePhone*Email* If you have one, name of your organization:How did you hear about the A 2nd Act grants?*Another organizationAttended an A 2nd Act eventInternet searchSocial mediaDoes your organization hold its own 501c3 status?*Yes501c3 approval in processFiscally SponsoredNoDoes not applyWhat is your organization’s mission statement?*Please provide an explanation of the work your organization does or will do.*Please describe the community need fulfilled as a result of the work your organization will be able to do if you are a recipient of this grant.*How did you identify this need?*Please share how you or your organization address(es) (or will address) this need in a completely unique – and impactful – way. If there are other individuals or organizations doing similar work locally or nationally, please share their names and help us understand how your work is different and more impactful.*What are your or your organization’s goals over the next 0-12 months?*What are your or your organization’s goals over the next 1-5 years?*What parts of your organization’s work are already developed and ready to grow?*Please describe how an A 2nd Act grant will be used to support your organization's work. In other words, what will your organization specifically do with the money and how will the publicity and visibility help your work?*Why is your work important to you?*Please prepare the following documents: Three (3) Letters of Support (LOS): These must be from non-family members, and should support the work of your organization, as well as support your ability to launch, grow and/or manage the of your organization. These letters must be legible. Please submit these letters in either Word, Pages, or PDF format. Do not send a photo of them. A Sample Budget: Please provide either your current year (for organizations already in existence) or your projected first year budget, even if that amount is greater than the grant amount. Please clearly label and/or detail how will you use this money should you be awarded a grant. Please label these items in this format: XYZOrganization_LOS (followed by a number for each Letter of Support) XYZOrganization_Budget (for your budget) Please attach these documents here OR email these items to firstname.lastname@example.org. Either way, these documents ARE REQUIRED to be considered for a grant. File Requirements: 10MB limit, accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, doc, docx, zip, xls, xlsx, numbers, txt, rtf.Letter of Support #1Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, doc, docx, zip, xls, xlsx, numbers, txt, rtf.Letter of Support #2Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, doc, docx, zip, xls, xlsx, numbers, txt, rtf.Letter of Support #3Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, doc, docx, zip, xls, xlsx, numbers, txt, rtf.Sample BudgetAccepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, doc, docx, zip, xls, xlsx, numbers, txt, rtf.EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Save and Continue Later This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.