Takoma Foundation Spring Grant Cycle Open
Deadline: 5 p.m., April 10
Please submit your application using the template below.
Please keep your answers short and to the point. We request that proposals be no more than three pages plus attachments (please use 12 pt. type). The Foundation should be able to fully evaluate your request based on the information you provide in the proposal and not depend on lengthy attachments. For more information on eligibility and funding priorities, please review our Grant Guidelines.Read more...
Welcome to the Takoma Foundation
Building community and changing lives
The Takoma Foundation raises funds and makes grants to advance the social, environmental, economic, educational and cultural interests of the greater Takoma Park community. The Foundation focuses its grant-giving on projects that empower individuals, break down barriers, build connections between people and expand community capacity.
Since 1989 the Takoma Foundation has given away nearly $350,000 to groups that make Takoma Park the great place it is to live and work.
Doing 'Write' by Juvenile Offendors
On March 11, 57 volunteers crammed into every available seat at the Seekers Church sanctuary, eager to learn more about how they could support youth in the DC Jail through a novel program of the Free Minds Book Club called “Write Night.”
Sponsored by a grant from the Takoma Foundation, the “Write Night” event enables interested residents to meet young poets who have been recently released from jail, many of whom have found work or enrolled in school with the assistance of Free Minds’ re-entry support program. At the March gathering, poets Phil Mosby, Eddie Crist, and David Miller read poems about their struggles and their successes.Read more...