Grant Schedules & Categories

Youth Committee

This Committee meets once a year to discuss proposals that benefit the children and youth of Delaware County.

  • The deadline for these proposals is always the first Friday in February.
  • The grantees will be notified of the Committee’s decision by April 1.

Dollars for Scholars Committee

This Committee meets once a year to discuss proposals by Delaware County chapters recognized by the National Dollars for Scholars Association.

  • The deadline for these proposals is always the first Friday in February.
  • The grantees will be notified of the Committee’s decision by April 1.

Scholarship Committee

This Committee meets once a year to discuss proposals from Colleges that will provide Scholarships to students from Delaware County only.

  • The deadline for these proposals is January 1.
  • The grantees will be notified of the Committee’s decision by May 1.

Under $5,000 Grants Committee

This Committee meets each month to discuss proposals from organizations requesting $5,000 or less that must meet the following conditions: the organization must be located in Delaware County, or directly benefit Delaware County; recipient of a grant cannot reapply for a period of three years for the same project, and there is a required $1.00 for $1.00 match on all proposals.

  • The deadline is always the first of each month.
  • The grantees will be notified of the Committee’s decision by the end of that month.

Full Board Committee

This Committee meets twice a year to discuss proposals from organizations requesting over $5,000 that must meet the following conditions: the organization must be located in Delaware County, or directly benefit Delaware County.

  • The deadline for receiving grant requests in amounts over $5,000 is always April 1 and September 1.
  • The grantees will be notified of the Committee’s decision by July 1 or November 1.