Grant Info and Application: Q & A

How much can I ask for?

Large Grants will be awarded up to $5,000; Small Grants up to $1,000.

What types of programs will be supported?

In keeping with its mission "to nurture the unique community assets of St. Anthony Park to secure a strong and vibrant neighborhood for future generations," the Foundation has identified the following priority areas for its grants program:

  • Improving Our Environment
  • Strengthening Learning Opportunities
  • Enhancing Livability
  • Supporting Aging-in-Place Solutions
  • Promoting Business Vitality
  • Cultivating Life-long Appreciation for the Arts
Projects that foster volunteerism and collaboration among organizations are strongly encouraged.

What programs will NOT be supported?
Grants will not be given for:
  • Political causes or candidates
  • Religious purposes (however, churches are welcome to apply for grants for non-sectarian programs or initiatives.) 
Who may apply for a grant? 
Not-for-profit organizations, neighborhood and community-based groups serving the needs of St. Anthony Park are eligible for funding. For the purposes of this grant program, "St. Anthony Park" includes the St. Anthony Park Community Council boundaries, the University Grove area, 1666 Coffman, the Fulham block of Lauderdale and the St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota.

What is the application deadline and when will grant recipients be announced?
Applications must be postmarked no later than midnight of March 31; recipients will be notified by May 1.

How does an organization apply for a grant?
Starting in 2018, we ask that all grant applications be sent electronically. Download and complete the "Grant Application Form" (button on right of this page) scan and submit, including the information requested in the "Grant Application Guidelines" (if grant request is above $1,000) to:   Jon@sapfoundation.org
Additional information can be mailed to: SAPCF, P.O. Box 8038, St. Paul, MN 55108 

Download Grant Application Here  

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