Language

Frequently Asked Questions

More About the MultiCare Community Partnership Fund

Does my organization need to be a 501(c)3?

Yes. If you have questions, please contact the Community Partnership Fund at [email protected].

Can I request grant funding to cover a two-year time period?

All grants are for a one-year grant cycle only.

Can I apply for this grant cycle if I applied the previous year and received funding?

Yes, organizations can apply each funding year. Additionally, you must submit the required 6-month and one-year final reports for any previous grant award to be eligible for the new grant cycle. If you have questions regarding your report status, please contact the Community Partnership Fund at [email protected]

Can I apply for funding from both the Puget Sound and Inland Northwest regions?

Yes, organizations can apply in both regions for projects within that region.

What is the average amount funded?

The average amount funded is between $5,000 - $25,000.

Does the money have to be used by a certain date?

Our funding timeline is one year and we specify 6-month and one-year final reporting dates in the final award letter. We also request you specify the project timeline in the grant application.

What documentation should accompany the application?

A current Form 990 (not older than two years previous from the current funding year), or the IRS determination letter describing your tax-exempt status should be uploaded with the application.

My organization is not required to complete an IRS Form 990. What should I do?

If your organization is not a 501(c)3 that is required to submit an IRS Form 990, please upload the IRS determination letter describing your tax-exempt status.

When will our organization be notified regarding funding?

Inland Northwest region organizations will be notified in June 2019

Puget Sound region organizations will be notified in November 2019