Grant Opportunities

First Solar Corporate Charitable Fund – Civic Engagement and Environmental Impact Grants (US)

First Solar Corporate Charitable Fund – Civic Engagement and Environmental Impact Grants (US)


Deadline: 1-May-21

The First Solar Corporate Charitable Fund of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation is seeking proposals for the Civic Engagement and Environmental Impact Grants program to provide support to projects and services that make a meaningful impact on “green” education initiatives, access to clean energy and water in underserved areas, and further development of innovative and sustainable technologies.

Emphasis is placed on programs that support the First Solar Corporate giving values which include: focusing on “green” education initiatives, access to clean energy and water in underserved areas, and furthering the development of innovative and sustainable technologies. Priority will be given to organizations that make a significant impact in communities that share giving values.

Funding Information

Small Grants to conserve the Forest for Sustainable Development

Joint Call for addressing Human Rights Issues and promoting Peace

Funding Call for NGO Projects that strive to make a Social Impact

Turn your Environmental Project Idea into a Reality with up to €10.000 Grants: Apply Now

Turn your Environmental Project Idea into a Reality with up to €10.000 Grants: Apply Now

USD 1 MILLION Grants for Innovative Solutions to combat Water Scarcity

Climate Fund to alleviate energy poverty in Developing Countries

This Request for Applications is open to strengthening the Economic Development Efforts

Grants for African CSOs to implement activities in SGBV, SRHR, HP, and VAWG

Small Research Grants for the improvement of education

This grant-making trust inviting Charities to help Socially Disadvantaged Groups during COVID-19

Support available for NGOs working on social innovation, inclusiveness and sustainability

Advocacy grants to strengthen the voice of communities and grassroots activists

USD $250,000 to $2 million funding available for each selected partner to address Covid-19 impact in select countries

Funding provided through capital support for community development projects

As the Fund seeks to support projects and services making a meaningful impact, grant requests must be for projects or services that cost or exceed $10,000 (USD).
Requests under $10,000 should be directed to the First Solar local office nearest the grant seeker. In principle, requests should be in English. However, applicants may request translation assistance.
Eligibility Criteria

Grants will only be awarded to:
nonprofit, charitable organizations that are designated as having tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Service code.
organizations capable of demonstrating the ability to fulfill the charitable purpose of a grant award. The Fund may limit the number of requests accepted by anyone requestor at its discretion.
Grantee organizations with principal headquarters located in the United States must submit the following due diligence documents:
The names and affiliations of the applicant organization’s board of directors.
Brief background/history of the requesting organization, including when and how the organization was established; its mission/purpose; accomplishments to date; and a listing of all current programs and services.
The organization’s most recent audit. If audited financial statements are not available, the unaudited income and expense statement and balance sheet must be provided.
The organization’s current operating budget.
Copy of the applicant’s tax exemption letter from the Internal Revenue Service.
Grantee organizations with principal headquarters located outside the United States must submit the following due diligence documents:
The names and affiliations of the applicant organization’s board of directors.
A brief description of past and current programs of the organization. The grantee should note other charitable activities that have been conducted.
The date the organization was founded and a description of the institutional character of and function of the proposed grantee (educational institution, research institution, etc).
A listing of other foundation grants that the grantee organization has received, including the amount, purpose, and date when the grant was awarded. Note: If this list is in excess of 25 grants, the grantee should contact Greater Toledo Community Foundation.
A copy of the charter and/or bylaws of the organization. If English copies of these documents are available, they should be submitted.
For more information, visit https://www.toledocf.org/grants-2/#tcf__grant-854

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