Request A Grant

Our annual grant awards process will begin in April for the 2017-2018 Cycle. This process is as follows:

For Coweta Nonprofit Agencies or Agencies who serve Coweta residents:

We will be hosting a grant writing workshop with the Foundation Center - Atlanta on Tuesday, April 18th. It is on a first come first serve basis. We have 100 total slots open. The first session is from 10:00 AM until Noon and the second session is from 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM. Attendance at this workshop will be mandatory to apply for a grant during this cycle. The official guidelines will be made available at this meeting where you have the ability to ask questions and gain a better understanding of what will be required to apply. Only those who attend this session will be considered as a Nonprofit Partner and have the ability to apply for a grant from The Foundation.

For 2017, grant applications will be accepted beginning June 1, and deadline for submission is August 31. Grant applications and submissions will only be online. You will be given a login once you have attended the April session.

Beginning September 1, the Foundation's Grants Committee will begin reviewing grants and conducting on-site visits and interviews. This part of the process will end by November 30.

For Educational Classroom Grants (local Coweta County School Educators):

Grant applications will be accepted beginning October 2nd and deadline for submission is November 8th. Grant applications and submissions will only be online. You will be given a login by emailing info@cowetafoundation.org. For 2017, we will be awarding by competitive grant style two $750 grants for each level - elementary, middle and high school.

Beginning November 10th, the Foundation's Grants Committee will begin reviewing grant applications.

For all applicants:

Those who are being suggested for grant awards by our Grants Committee will be presented to the Board of Directors for approval at our December Board Meeting. All recipients will be notified in writing before December 31.

Grants will be awarded at our Annual Awards Reception will be Friday, January 18th, 2018 at The Newnan Centre.

Other IMPORTANT items of interest:

  • Only one grant application per approved nonprofit partner/Coweta County Educator per award cycle.
  • All applications must be complete with all supporting documents requested uploaded to system.
  • You will receive an email confirming that your grant application was received by our offices.

Please do not hesitate to contact CCF offices at 770-253-1833 or email info@cowetafoundation.org with any questions.