The Perfect Gift 2018 Beneficiaries
Cab Calloway School of the Arts
Cancer Care Connection
Caring Hearts Helping Hands, Inc.
Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation
Delaware Center for Horticulture
Delaware Children’s Museum
Delaware Museum of Natural History
Delaware Nature Society
Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore
Faithful Friends Animal Society
Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
Girls on the Run Delaware
Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay
The Grand Opera House
Ingleside Homes, Inc.
Latin American Community Center
Meals on Wheels Delaware
The Ministry of Caring, Inc.
Nativity Preparatory School of Wilmington
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Neighborhood House, Inc.
Newark Area Welfare Committee
PAWS for People
The Salvation Army
Shoes That Fit-Delaware Chapter
SPCA Brandywine Valley
St. Michael’s School and Nursery, Inc.
Strive: How You Lead Matters
Vision to Learn
YMCA of Delaware
The Christmas Shop Foundation welcomes requests from established non-profit organizations for the funding of specific charitable, cultural or educational needs or programs which enhance the quality of life in the State of Delaware. Please carefully review the Application/Funding Procedure including the important dates involved in the application process. Grants are based on revenue raised at our annual Perfect Gift event.
Please note: The Christmas Shop Foundation does not fund capital drives, on-going expenses such as heating, salaries or other administrative expenses.
GRANT APPLICATION GUIDELINES
Requests for applications will be accepted June 1 through September 28, 2019. Please mail requests and a copy of your IRS 501(c)3 determination letter to:
Kim Davis, Allocations Chair
The Christmas Shop Foundation
P.O. Box 4184
Wilmington, DE 19807-4184
Applications will be sent to you by email. Your completed application (in duplicate) must be postmarked by November 15, 2019. No emailed applications will be accepted.
Please be prepared to provide the following information during the application process:
A brief description of your organization's mission
Program focus and population served
Program/project evaluation methods and project outcomes
Your contact information
Additionally, you will be asked to provide the following documents:
The current organization budget and recent audited financial statements
A list of board members and their affiliations
A copy of your IRS 501(c)3 determination letter
The visit will take place in January or February 2020, and will assist our committee with its final review.
Decisions concerning grants will be made in March 2020, and agencies will be notified by March 30th.
If your organization received funds from The Christmas Shop Foundation in March and you did not complete The Grant Beneficiary Report and return it by the following December 31st, your new application will not be considered. Your Grant Beneficiary Report and receipts must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2019, and addressed to the Allocations Chairman.