Since 2013, through the JUSTIN Community Grants program, we have been supporting local organizations that strive to make this community a better place to live, work, and raise families.


Geographic Focus

JUSTIN Community Grants support
organizationsin North San Luis Obispo
County.

Click on the map below to view the North
Country boundaries marked by the green
shading:

Organizations based outside of this area
mayapply as long as proposed projects
directly and exclusively benefit North
County communities.

Eligibility

We believe that the North County region has many compelling needs, which is why our granting program is open to all focus areas.

Eligibility is, however, limited to the following types of organizations:

  • Nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations
  • Local government agencies
  • Religious organizations, provided the project has a secular purpose, no religious content, and benefits the greater community without regard to religious affiliation

For more information on eligibility,
check out our FAQ.

Grant Amount

JUSTIN Community Grants will award
$100,000 during the 2017 grant period.

All grants are $5,000.

Organizations are permitted to submit up
to two applications as long as each
application is for a distinct request.


Successful applicants will demonstrate:
 

  • History of and/or commitment to working in the North County
  • Community need for the organization's programming or services  
  • Specifics of how your organization will use the funding to directly impact the community or strengthen your organization's ability to serve the community
  • Ability to execute your proposal
  • Tangible benefit for the community as a result of the funding

2016 application cycle now closed.

Please check back in fall 2017 for our next grant cycle.

For a list of 2016 grant recipients, click here.

Thank you for your interest.