Grants & Scholarships
Annual Community Empowerment Grantmaking Program
The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (The Delta Foundation) awards Community Empowerment grants to chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (the Sorority) and community organizations with similar missions and goals as those of the Sorority, The Delta Foundation and its Center for Research on African American Women. The 2013-14 grant cycle will be funded based on two categories:
Regular Grantmaking Fund
Delta chapters only are invited to submit a grant application for a program that addresses one or more of the following focus areas:
- Civic Engagement
- Educational Development
- Financial Literacy
- Health and Wellness
- International Awareness and Involvement
Grant awards to chapters from the Regular Grantmaking Fund will range from $500 to $1,500 based on the rating score received.
Recovery Grantmaking Fund for Community-Based Organizations and Delta Chapters
Community -Based Organizations and Delta Chapters are invited to submit an application for a program (in focus area) or recovery need that will benefit citizens and communities in the Gulf Coast of America. This year, grant funds are available for to assist the Gulf Coast Region as it continues to rebuild communities and families rebuild lives following the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita occurring in 2005. Community-Based Organizations and Delta Chapters applying in this special fund category must deliver program or address recovery need in one of the following areas: Gulf Coast regions of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, and Texas.
Grant awards from the Recovery Fund will range from $2,500 to $5,000 based on the rating score received. For this grant cycle (Year 2013-14), Community-Based Organizations are invited to only submit applications for charitable and educational programming to benefit the Gulf Coast Region. Applications from Community Based Organizations that do not focus on programming in the Gulf Coast Region will not be considered.
Applications must clearly show how the proposed project addresses issues affecting African American women and their families.
Applications for the 2013-2014 cycle will be accepted beginning March 28, 2013 and must be sbumtted by May 29, 2013.
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