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Apply for An Award

The Sugar Bush Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for the 2018-19 funding cycle.
 

Deadlines

Nov. 30  – Letter of Intent submission is due for prospective projects. Letters of Intent submitted after Nov. 30 at midnight will not be accepted for review in the current award cycle.

Dec. 17  – Prospective projects notified of decision regarding proposal submission invitation. If chosen for submission, a password to the Secure Submission Site is provided to access the proposal form.

Feb. 28  – The completed proposal is due, including 2 letters of support and the budget.

Spring Board Meeting  – Proposals are presented to the Board by the project members.

June 30  – Project members will be notified if the project will be funded and the amount of the award.
 

Does your project meet the qualifications to submit a Letter of Intent?

All projects must meet certain requirements to be eligible for funding from the Sugar Bush Foundation. If your project meets all of the requirements below, please submit the Letter of Intent Form below.

  1. Does this project involve environmental and socioeconomic sustainable development in forms such as education, implementation or practice?
    Yes
    No (If you answer no, then this project does not meet the criteria for an award)
     
  2. Does this projet pertain to one of the Sugar Bush Foundation's priority funding objectives: food insecurity; zero waste; environmental protection and restoration; or sustainable development?
    Yes
    No (If you answer no, then this project does not meet the criteria for an award)
     
  3. Is there an Ohio University program involved in the development of and that will benefit from this project?
    Yes
    No (If you answer no, then this project does not meet the criteria for an award)
     
  4. Is there a community organization that has 501(c)(3) status involved in the development of and/or that will benefit from this project?
    Yes
    No (If you answer no, then this project does not meet the criteria for an award)
     
  5. What type of funding are you requesting?
    Start-up
    Capital (If you answer capital, then this project does not meet the criteria for an award)
    Operational, includes overhead, salaries, and/or benefits (If operational, then this project may not meet the criteria for an award. If you meet all other criteria, please submit a Letter of Intent.)
    Research and/or program development
    General support
    Other
     
  6. This project is:
    Short term – under 12 months (If you answer short term, then this project does not meet the criteria for an award)
    Long term – over 12 months
     
  7. Will the project be implemented in and benefit one or more designated Appalachian Ohio counties?
    Yes
    No (If you answer no, then this project does not meet the criteria for an award)
 

Letter of Intent Form

If Other is selected above, please specify what kind of funding is requested.

** If you are seeking a continuation of funding, please submit this form now unless the scope of the project has changed significantly.**