D5 SAP Grant Application

Please Read - Important Notice

The Office of Councilmember Magdalena Carrasco provides SAP Grants for organizations that support arts, culture, youth, and/ or residents of District 5 East San José.

To qualify for an SAP Grant, an organization must:

- Be either a public 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization, a neighborhood association or unincorporated association with defined bylaws, or a city-affiliated association such as an advisory group, Commission, or program.
- Sponsor programs, services, or events that support arts, culture, youth, and/or residents of East San José.
- Adhere to all deadlines and application requirements.

Each organization is able to submit no more than one (1) SAP Grant application per year. To qualify, an application must:

- Be within the range of $100 to $1,000
- Fall under one of the focus areas of giving: Educational (classes, programs, books, etc.), Recreational 10K run, annual event, Fall Festival, etc.), and/or Cultural (Cinco de Mayo, Martin Luther King, History, etc.)
- Ensure that 100% of grant monies received are used for the exclusive benefit of the arts, culture, youth and/or families in East San José.
- Not to be used for religious or political purposes.

IMPORTANT AS OF July 1, 2018:
The City Attorney's Office has required that the grantees NEED to be on the CT site if they are a charitable organization and need to be registered with the CA AG. Please make sure to check both the State site (https://businesssearch.sos.ca.gov/) and the CT site (http://rct.doj.ca.gov/Verification/Web/Search.aspx?facility=Y) to make sure your organization is active and current prior to your grant request.

Please answer the following questions to continue. If your answers align with city policies and procedures your application will move forward for review. Please fill out each section in its entirety. All grant requests will be reviewed on the first week of every month.