Application packages are now submitted online.
Applications for the April 1, 2020 deadline will open Janyuary 20, 2020.
- Log into your Peyton Anderson Foundation Grant portal, or if you do not have an account, fill out the log in information to create a grantee account with The Peyton Anderson Foundation. This account will be used to track your grant process through the full term of the grant, whether it is approved or denied.
- Complete the online application, with electronic signature from executive director.
- Personal narrative not to exceed 2 pages typed in the space provided on the online application. The narrative should:
- Briefly summarize the organization’s history, mission and goals. Give a description of current programs, activities and accomplishments.
- State the purpose of the grant. List the needs/problems to be addressed; a description of target population and how they will benefit. What are the projects goals, measurable objectives, and time table for implementation?
- State whether this is a new or ongoing project. List the other partners, if any and their roles. Define the long term strategies for funding this project at the end of the grant period.
- Explain the plans for evaluating how success will be defined and measured. How will evaluation results be used and if appropriate how the program will be replicated.
- Acknowledge similar projects or agencies, if any, and explain how this agency or proposal differs, and what effort will be made to work cooperatively.
- Project budget summary including all revenue sources and expenses utilizing a Peyton Anderson Foundation Project Budget Form (also included on the online application).
- Two (2) letters of support are needed. Please see the application for instructions regarding submission of support letters.
- Minimum of two (2) estimates, if appropriate, for the project.
- Statement from the organization’s Board authorizing the request and agreeing to complete the project funded. Please see the application for instructions regarding submission of Board authorization.
- List of the organization’s Board of Directors/Trustees, their individual terms of office, affiliations, and their individual percentage of participation in the Board meetings.
- Organization’s current annual operating budget. This is not the same as the project budget requested above. A Peyton Anderson Foundation Operating Budget Form is provided on the online application. Do not include bank statements.
- Current valid letter of qualification from the Internal Revenue Service evidencing that your organization is qualified as a Section 501(c)(3) organization and not a private foundation. The letter must be current within the last ten years. There is an upload button on the application that will allow you to upload your letter of qualification. Under the terms of the trust, grants may not be made to individuals.
- Most recent annual financial statement, independently audited, or two most recently completed IRS Form 990 parts I and IV. There is an upload button on the application that will allow you to upload your financial statements.
Please do not include any forms or information other than what is required above. Applicants will be contacted if more information is needed. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Under no circumstances, should an applicant contact a Trustee of the Foundation. You will receive an acknowledgement email after your proposal is received.
Trustees of the Peyton Anderson Foundation should not be personally approached by an applicant concerning a grant proposal. All requests, meetings and correspondence must go through the Foundation office. The staff will schedule the necessary site visits, meetings and/or presentations at the appropriate time during the application process. The Foundation is always available to answer questions concerning grants or procedures.
Peyton Anderson Foundation Grantee Portal
We have transitioned to a new Grant Management System. Please read the directions below carefully and fully.
- All current and former grantees as well as new applicants must create a new account for your organization.
- If you created an account after February 2018, your account is valid in the new system and you will not have to create a new one.
- There are two separate links below. One for starting a new application and one for resuming your application. Do not click the START A NEW GRANT APPLICATION link to resume working on an ongoing application.
Contact Chenza at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Grant Application Budgets
Operating Budget Directions:
A completed detailed Operating Budget is required for every application. You can use the Peyton Anderson Operating Budget form or your own, whichever is more detailed. You may add supporting documents if necessary.
Grant Project Budget Directions:
If you have any questions about which form to use, email Chenza Stokes at email@example.com with a brief description of your project for a clarification.
Use the following budget form for capital and other tangible expenses. Examples of grant requests using this budget form are: construction, technology, restoration, etc.
Use the following budget form for non-capital expenses. Examples of grant requests using this budget form are program related expenses other than materials.
Grant Final Report Budgets
Final Report Budget Directions:
A completed Final Budget Report is required for all final reports. Use the corresponding report to the budget form in your original application. If you are unsure of your which report you used, please log into the portal and check or email Chenza Stokes and ask.
Use the following final budget report for capital and other tangible expenses:
Use the following final budget report for non-capital expenses:
Use the following final budget report for Teach to Inspire Grants: