Community Grants

The Junior League of Collin County (JLCC) will release the timeline for our 2021 grant cycle after October 1, 2020.

JLCC is focusing on grants that support an innovative approach to solving the social challenges of economic insecurity or family violence. We are looking for creative, world-changing ideas that enable the agency to better serve its clientele, collaborate with cross-sector organizations, capitalize on efficiencies, and, of course, make a significant impact.

We have moved to a letter of intent (LOI) process to make it easier for you to communicate your creative, outside-the-box ideas.

Guidelines

  • Who may submit?  Any 501(c)(3) organization serving residents of Collin County that has been established for at least two years and is governed by a local board of directors.
  • What is the criteria?
    • JLCC is focusing on grants that support the areas of economic insecurity and/or family violence
    • Grant awards are anticipated to range between $5,000-$25,000; however, other amounts may be considered
    • Funding requests should directly impact citizens in Collin County
    • Funding requests should have measurable impact and evaluation criteria
  • What is the process to apply?
    • A Letter of Intent (LOI) must be submitted via email. The date of submission and other criteria will be published after October 1, 2020.

The Junior League of Collin County Community Grants program supports collaborative programs that have significant impact in the Collin County community and align with the JLCC mission and focus.  The Community Grant selection process demonstrates the power of collaboration among nonprofit service providers. JLCC combines financial resources, member volunteer hours, and its leadership to support the most critical needs in Collin County. JLCC provides ongoing support in the form of an advisory role, nonprofit management education, volunteer support, and advocacy for awareness of the issue area.

The Junior League of Collin County 2018-2019 Community Grant recipients:

1. Grace to Change Adolescent Substance Abuse Program.  
2. Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County Redecoration Project

Left to right: Jennifer Lehman, Financial Strategic Director; Jeri Chambers, Community Strategic Director; Lori Greer, Children’s Advocacy Center; Shannon White, Grace to Change; Shannon Kmak, President 2018-19

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