2023 Community Grant Application

Walnut Creek Civic Pride Foundation is currently seeking applications for its 2023 Community Grant Program for community-based recreation, cultural, educational, or beautification programs and services.  Grants will range from a minimum of $250 to a maximum of $3,000.  The funds are only guaranteed for one year. Applications must be received by October 13, 2023. Grant decisions will be made by November 2023, notification and grants will be funded in December 2023.

Applications are welcome from organizations with programs and services that meet the following criteria:

  • The organization and the grant serves Walnut Creek residents.
  • The organization qualifies as a tax-exempt group and is not faith-based or a private school.
  • The program for which grant funds are sought enhances the recreational, cultural, or educational opportunities in the Walnut Creek community.
  • Priority will be given to programs that provide a broad impact.
  • Funds cannot be used for sponsorships of events.
  • Funds must be used within 12 months from receipt.
  • The program supports an underserved population - important but not a requirement.
Deadline: October 13, 2023
If you have questions, please email mbstrongman@gmail.com
Contact Information

Grant Request Information
Description of Program/Project
Briefly describe how your organization will use the funds and how the program or project enhances or will enhance the recreational, cultural, and/or educational opportunities in the Walnut Creek community. Please be specific about how the funds will be used. (maximum 250 words)
0/250 words
Please indicate the appropriate category or categories for the program/project. *
Is this a new or existing program/project? *
Goals of the Program/Project
Please describe at least one measurable goal of the program or project. For example: "The grant will allow us to provide 500 hours of afterschool arts programming at three Walnut Creek public schools."
0/50 words
Program/Project Timeline
Please outline, briefly, your timeline for the program or project.
0/50 words
Population Served
Prior Grant Recipients
If you received a WCCPF Community Grant last year, please provide a brief description of how the funds were used. Include data on programs and services provided.
0/150 words

Required Documentation
Please provide the following documentation with your application: 1) IRS Form 990 for past two years (2021, 2022); 2) Current-year budget; 3) Evidence of your organization's tax-exempt status; 4) A budget for the program or project that includes the sources of funding and expenses.