Over $500,000 will be made available through this opportunity, and funding requests will be capped at $5,000 per eligible Member program.
Grants will be made available to Member programs based on Subaru’s state allocations. Certain states, 11 in total, have already exceeded their grant funds through allocations distributed for the 2014-2015 “Share the Love” event, March for Meals campaign and 2015 Annual Conference and Expo scholarships. These states are: Arkansas, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Vermont. There is limited funding available for Alaska, Kansas and West Virginia. If there is leftover funding available from other states, we will make grants available for the states mentioned above.
APPLICATION MADE EASY
The application will include six questions, each of which can be completed in just one or two paragraphs. Reporting requirements will also be minimal. Awards will be given to address a wide range of funding needs that include those listed below:
- Removing individuals from waiting lists;
- Expanding community outreach to identify seniors who are in need but unaware of the program’s services;
- Advertising for volunteers;
- Training volunteers; and/or
- Purchasing new equipment – primarily for kitchens.