Gilbert Annual Non-Profit Support

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Gilbert Annual Non-Profit Support

FY 2018-2019 Non-profit Funding Process

The Town of Gilbert offers non-profit 501c3 agencies an opportunity to apply for funding in support of services provided to Gilbert residents.  Funding applications for FY2018-2019 are now available.  Applications are due on Thursday, February 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m

Application materials, instructions, and evaluation tool are available below.  You may choose to use either the PDF fillable application or the word document. Both applications are identical except for the formatting. 

  1. Organization is incorporated as an Arizona non-profit organization or school with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. 

  2. An unincorporated Arizona organization may apply through a fiscal sponsor, provided that the fiscal sponsor is an Arizona 501(c)(3) organization or school with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

  3. As long as the organization has the capacity to complete the project, the size of an organization is not a criterion in determining funding.

  4. Organization must comply with all appropriate federal and Arizona State Constitutional requirements on the use of public funds, particularly prohibiting funds being used for personal benefit or lending of funds to a private entity.


Application Process

 Applications available 8:00 am

 January 8, 2018

 Applications due by 6:00 pm

 February 1, 2018

 Committee reviews and scores applications

February/March 2018

 Funding recommendations presented to Town Council

Spring 2018

 Applicants are notified of awarded funds, complete necessary documents (contracts, insurance, etc.)

June 2018

 Funding and contracts begin

July 1, 2018

 For questions regarding the 2018-2019 Non-profit funding process or application questions, please contact

Program Funding

Each year, the Town Council allocates all of Gilbert's Neighbor 2 Neighbor funds, and a portion of  Gilbert’s general funds to non-profit agencies that provide services to Gilbert residents. These agencies are selected through a competitive grant process as noted above.  If interested in how you can assist in supporting these non-profit agencies, click on the Neighbor 2 Neighbor link above.  

These agencies provide a wide range of services for Gilbert residents who have limited incomes or are in need of non-profit services.  Funding priorities are based on the results of the 2014 Human Service Needs Assessment and include nine (9) priority populations as listed in order below:

  • Priority 1: Families/Individuals in Crisis 
  • Priority 2: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services    
  • Priority 3: Low/Moderate Income Individuals and Families
  • Priority 4: Elderly/Seniors
  • Priority 5: Homeless Individuals and Families  
  • Priority 6: Special Needs Individuals 
  • Priority 7: Youth 
  • Priority 8: Immigrants  
  • Priority 9: Culturally Diverse Individuals and Families

Amounts available for funding and funding priorities vary from year to year. Selected applicants are asked to contract with Gilbert to provide services for Gilbert residents.

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Funded Agencies

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Quarterly Report Form