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    Frequently Asked Questions at SUSIE MATHEWS ABNEY and ASSOCIATES FOUNDATION

     

    How does an organization apply for a grant?

    The grant application guidelines are available by clicking here.

    Our organizationhas applied for, but not yet received our 501(c)(3) exemption letter. Can we still apply?

    No. The IRS determination letter must be included with the proposal.

    How many copies of proposals are needed?

    Only one copy of the proposal is required.

    How often does the board meet to review proposals?

    The Board of Trustees normally meets once a year, usually in December.

    What if the deadline of November 15th falls on a weekend?

    If November 15th falls on a Saturday or Sunday, proposals are due in our office the preceding Friday by 4:00PM.

    Does our proposal have to be postmarked by November 15th or in your office by November 15th?

    Proposals must be in our office by 4:00PM on November 15th. Please allow ample time for mailing.

    How will I know if you have received our letter of intent or grant proposal?

    We will respond with an email or postcard within a month of receiving your correspondence.

    How do we know if our grant proposal has been approved or not?

    If you have notified that your grant proposal is on the list for the Board of Trustees to review, you will receive a letter after the board has met and decisions are finalized. You can expect an answer by the third week in December.

    Can we make a presentation to the board?

    If more information is needed about your organization’s request, we may call to arrange a visit.

    How will I know if you have received our letter of intent or grant proposal?

    We will respond with an email or postcard within a month of receiving your correspondence.

    How do I apply for an Abney Scholarship?

    You can contact the financial aid department at the school directly to see if you qualify.

    What colleges/universities have Abney Scholarship programs?

    You can see a list here.

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