Anderson Children's Foundation

Grant Process


Organizations submitting a grant application to ACF must be:

  • Serving youth under age 18 in the Coachella Valley of Riverside County, California
  • Nonprofit with official 501c3 or other tax exempt status

Funding Information

  • Maximum project funding: $40,000
  • ACF encourages just one application per organization
  • For large organizations (such as schools) separate departments may apply
  • Project funding is all or none, so specific and conservative budgets are essential!
  • Funding cycle: July 1st to June 30th each year
  • Disbursement of funds first week of July 

Project Evaluations

  • ACF will conduct site visits intermittently throughout the year to observe, evaluate, consult, and report on funded projects

02/01/2020 Grant Application period opens
2020-2021 Grant Applications available online
 03/11/2020 Grant Information Forum
Indio Public Library
4-5 pm
 03/18/2020 Grant Information Forum
Cathedral City Public Library
4-5 pm
 05/7/2020 Grant Application period closes  midnight
 06/01/2020 ACF Grant Decision emails for 2020-2021 will be sent  
 06/22/2020 Grant Recipients for 2020-2021 posted by this date  
 07/01/2020 Grant Recipient 2020-2021 Award Distribution 8-11 am