How To Apply For A Grant

Cover Letter

Must be on the organization’s letterhead

Signed by the Executive Director 

Executive Summary (not more than one page)

Project Requested Amount

Project Description

Executive Director

Contact Person 

Organization History and Project Proposed (not more than eight pages)

About Your Organization: 

Founding, History and Mission

Major Programs

Funding Strategies

Financial Information:

Operating Budget


Project Proposed: 

Project Objectives

Population to be Served

Budget Narrative

Budget Detail

Time Period

Project Income Sources (committed, pending or proposed) 

Evaluation Plan 

If grant is approved HCF will require detailed results in a Grant Recipient Report, to be submitted no later than three months after the completion of the project. 

Attachments Board 

Board of Trustees

501(a)(3) Determination Letter / 509(a) Determination Letter

Annual Report

Financial Statements for past two years 

How to Present Your Proposal: 

Please mail or deliver your grant proposal to:

Hudson Community Foundation Attention: Lori McCleese, President, 49 East Main Street Hudson, OH 44236

Or email your proposal with GRANT REQUEST noted in the subject line to:



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