Application Criteria

Before applying for a grant, please take time to make sure your organization meets the following criteria:

  • Applicant is a Christian non-profit organization committed to serving those in need and proclaiming the gospel.
  • Applicant must reside in and serve those in the greater Atlanta area (must not exceed a 50 mile radius of the State Capitol).
  • Applicant must have a 501(c) (3) IRS Tax Exempt Status for two years prior to the time of the application.
  • Applicant may not be a church.
  • Grant request amount must not exceed half of applicant’s current operating budget.
  • Grant request for advertising, marketing and salaries in total must not exceed 20% of the grant amount.
  • Grant request must not include ongoing operating expenses, rent, endowments or capital campaign funding.
  • Past grant recipients may apply again after two years. 2017 finalists cannot apply until 2020.
  • Grant request must have two signatures from an Executive Director, Financial Officer or Board Member.