What should be included in our Letter of Intent?

The following information should be submitted to the committee in 2 to 3 pages.

Name of the Program/Project that you are proposing: ­­­­­­­­­_________________________

  • Contact information: organization name, address, website, contact person, title, telephone, fax, email.
  • Is your organization a tax-exempt 501(c)3 public charity? ____ Yes ____No
  • If no, what are your plans for becoming a 501(c)(3) public charity?
  • Briefly summarize the program for which you are seeking funding. Is this a new or on-going project?
  • Provide a list of the program goals, proposed objectives, and what indicators or outcomes will be used to gauge the success of the program.
  • Identify your target population (including the age of program participants), geographic focus area, and projected number to be served.
  • Briefly describe your organization. Please list the key people who are working on this project.
  • Provide a total budget for one year. Indicate other sources of funds and how the New Trier Township dollars will be spent.

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1. Who may apply?
2. What are the qualifications?
3. What is the funding process?
4. What should be included in our Letter of Intent?
5. If approved, are we eligible for future funding or is this a one-time grant?