Apply to be a Project

The Community Project Application is closed for 2017. The deadline was August 31st at 3:30PM.

Non-profits must apply to become a Community Project. Applications may be for volunteers alone or for volunteers and accompanying funds (but not just for funding).

**Non-profit Organizations: Register/update your contact information here or by filling out the form at the bottom of the page.**

ORIENTATION

The next Community Project Orientation will be August 8, 2017. Check in 9:00 a.m. and Orientation 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF AUSTIN.

For all NEW non-profits AND those who have not been a community project with the Junior League of Austin in the past three years, attendance at the orientation is mandatory in order to submit a proposal. Please contact the Community Vice President at communityvp@jlaustin.org for more information.

Click HERE to view a copy of the 2017 Project Orientation Power Point Presentation.

REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION

Please note that to be considered as a community project, the following is required:

* Applicant Non-profit must be a not-for-profit

* Non-profit must show proof of $1 million in liability insurance

* Non-profit must provide quality placements for a minimum of 6 League volunteers

* If funds are requested, the funds must relate to the work of the League volunteers

* Non-profit must allow a representative of The Junior League of Austin to sit on Nonprofit’s Board of Directors as an ex-officio, non-voting member

* All new non-profits and those who have not been a Junior League of Austin Community Project in the past 3 years must send a representative to attend the August 9th orientation in order to submit a project proposal

* Non-profit must include the League name/logo in all publicity regarding the project

APPLICATION 

Application due date is Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. (no exceptions).

For your application to be considered, the following items must be submitted on or before the due date:

1. Financial Documents (including)

  • Financial Information Cover Letter
  • Letter of IRS Determination of Tax-Exempt Status 501(c)3
  • Most Current IRS 990 (Parts I-IV)
  • Latest Audit and Management Letter
  • Budget to Actual for Previous and Current Fiscal Year End
  • Most Recent Balance Sheet
  • Project Balance Sheet (this completed document must be attached in Section V of your online application)
  • Top 10 Non-Governmental Funding Sources (this completed document must be attached in Section V of your online application)

2. Printed Copy of Email Submission Receipt (applicants will receive this email upon submission of online application – save for your records, and print a copy of entire email to be turned in with financial documents)

3. Online Applications are closed for 2017.

For more information, please email Earind Jackson at earindcjackson@gmail.com or call her at (210)364-0764.