WELCOME GRANT APPLICANTS
The Exchange Club of Charleston AIMS Committee is pleased to announce the release of its 2023 Grant Guidelines for applicants interested in requesting support for programs/projects that align with the Committee’s specific Areas of Interest. Please review these guidelines carefully before submitting a grant proposal.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND REQUIREMENTS
Organizations that meet the following criteria are eligible to apply:
The applicant organization must be a nonprofit 501(c) (3), tax-exempt organization, or have a 501(c) (3), tax-exempt organization that serves as the authorized umbrella entity for the supported organization.
The applicant organization must provide or plan to provide programs/services that benefit the Tri-County and surrounding areas of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties. The applicant organization does not need to be located in the Tri-County, but the applicant organization must demonstrate that it provides or plans to provide services that directly benefit the Tri-County.
The applicant organization must have the demonstrated capacity to carry out the program work funded by the grant and to maintain fiscal accountability.
In general, the Committee does not give grants to:
- For-profit organizations
- Projects that do not substantially benefit the Tri-County area
- Projects and proposals unrelated to the Committee’s areas of interest for funding
- Endowments, building campaigns, annual fund appeals, fundraising events
- Commercial ventures
- Political Campaigns