Grant Process


Qualifications

2019 Grant Applications must be received no later than June 30, 2019!

  • Helping underserved children in Los Angeles County
  • Charities annual budget must be $350,000 or less
  • The request must be for a capital item, not for operating funds

 

To help us determine if your group meets our criteria and has needs that we can help with, we have put together an application that you can complete online. Click on the icon below to access the application.

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How to Apply

The WBC awards numerous grants to organizations supporting children in need. Children’s charities throughout Los Angeles County whose annual budget does not exceed $350,000 and are in need of “Silver Bullet” capital items, are eligible to apply.

Through our vetting process, we’re given an opportunity to meet the people behind these charities. Their dedication and commitment, inspires us to do more to support our mission to improve the lives of children in need. Since 1989 we’ve provided more than 300 charities with funds to help purchase much needed capital items.

We are always looking for charities to partner with; if you know of any charities that meet our qualifications, please direct them to us or have them email us.

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What's the Vetting Process?


Step 1

Charity submits a grant application on grant page.

Step 2

Qualified applicants will receive a call from one of our members, who will set up a time to do a site visit.

Step 3

The WBC Grant Committee meets to review all applications and votes to move selected charities forward.

Step 4

Selected charities are invited to make a presentation to the full membership of the WBC, who then decide what charities receive funding and how much they will receive.

Step 5

Charities receive notification of their award and the process for accessing their grants. Charities have one year to spend funds and must wait for two years before applying for a new grant.




Questions About Our Grants?

If you have any questions or concerns about our grant process, please feel free to reach out and we will be glad to help you.