PCC Community Grant Guidelines

  • All requests must be made formally using the¬†online grant application.
  • Organizations’ efforts must focus on our local communities.
  • Applicants must be 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations. Proof of your 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status is required.
  • We have a particular fondness for projects and programs that involve the nexus of food, equity and sustainability.

PCC will not consider requests from:

    • Political or faith-based groups
    • Third-party fundraisers
    • Organizations funded through membership or participation fees
    • Scholarships
    • Individuals or sponsorship of individuals
    • Organizations that permit the exclusion of a group based on their race/ethnicity, religion, sexuality or lifestyle
  • Multiple applications for a grant will not increase chances of selection. All applications will be reviewed equitably and not based on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Applications are reviewed quarterly; applications will be kept on file for one year from the date received. After one year, a nonprofit who has not been chosen may once again reapply for the grant.
  • Organizations that receive a grant understand PCC Community Markets may write a story about the grant to share in our publications and/or social media platforms.
  • Only awarded recipients will be notified.
  • Organizations awarded a PCC Community Grant will be ineligible to receive another grant for the next five years. Organizations awarded a grant will be ineligible for further donations from PCC Community Markets for 12 months following the grant donation.

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