A Needs Statement must be submitted detailing the identified community need the project will address. To be eligible for the Fall grants cycle, the Needs Statement must be submitted by June 1.
If the Needs Statement shows alignment with Harvest Foundation goals and strategies, and makes a compelling case for local need and outcomes, the applicant will be invited to complete a full project proposal. The full proposal application will detail:
It makes the case of why it is the best plan to address the need, and why the organization has the ability and capacity to execute the plan.
Once a project application is submitted, a three-stage review process begins:
To qualify for the Fall grants board meeting, Need Statements must be submitted June 1. The Harvest Foundation Staff commits to keeping applicants continually informed throughout the Grant Application Process.