Please use this space to clearly describe your project and its benefits.
Names, titles and phone numbers of the individuals who will direct the project:
My electronic signature verifies that the organization applying for this grant currently has a tax exemption under the Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) and is not classified as 'a private foundation' as defined under Code section 509(a). My electronic signature is made as one who is authorized to do so on behalf of the applied organization/parish.
Have you included the following?
A. PROPOSAL SUMMARY, including:
___ Project Description
___ Total Cost of Project and Amount Requested
___ Signatures (Pastor, if church; Pastor & Principal, if school)
___ Background of your organization
___ Funding Request - Please be specific
___ Budget for the project (including bids & proposals)
___ Sources of income for the project
What are the other sources of funding for this request?
(We request that applicants for grants of $10,000 or more commit to a minimum 25% match from the applicant or other sources.)
Are there any in-kind contributions from the parish/sponsor of the grant request (i.e. labor; time; materials)?
If this project receives partial funding of this request, will it allow you to move forward with your plans?
If it has been more than 12 months since your last application with the WCMF, please attach the documents requested below.
If your last application was within the last 12 months, and information from your last application is current, you may skip the following. If you do not have copies of past applications, answer all questions below. The WCMF will not provide copies of past applications.
___ Most recent Financial Statement. If you have outside-prepared financial statement, please include with your financial data.
___ Current year operating budget with revenue & expenses
___ List of Board of Directors or Parish Finance Council
___ Copy of most recent IRS letter indicating agency’s tax exempt status (Parishes excluded)
___ Two (2) competitive bids or proposals for purchases of computer equipment, furniture, fixtures or other equipment. Please provide additional written information in support of this grant request.
Any expenditure of any type in excess of the lesser of (a) 10% of total revenues, or (b) $ 25,000 by a parish, parochial school, diocesan high school or other diocesan entity must show:
___ Written approval from the Bishop of the Diocese.
___ Approval of Diocesan Building Commission and/or Liturgical Commission, if
___ Diocesan Finance Council approval if the project is being paid for with loans.
Grants must be submitted through the Wyoming Catholic Ministries Foundation website.
When you have completed your online application, send an email to both Matthew Potter, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org; and Denise Hawkins, Executive Assistant to the Director at email@example.com, with the words "WCMF GRANT REQUEST" in the subject line, letting them know the application has been submitted.