How to Apply for a Grant
Download a copy of the Grant Application here:
Editable Google Docs version (download and fill out)
1. Complete a cover letter.
2. Complete the Grant Application Questionnaire/itemization form.
3. Make sure to correctly follow the specifications on the itemization page.
4. Submit your completed application to your Special Education Director for signature (submit early so that your Director has time to review, sign, and submit by October 31).
5. Your Director will submit your signed application to BalanceSCC by October 31, to:
1729 Seabright Ave, STE B
Santa Cruz, CA 95062.
All guidelines in the Grant Application must be followed. Failure to do so will result in an automatic refusal by technical review.
All applications must be signed by your Special Education director.
Supporting materials submitted as part of your grant application cannot be returned.
Please do not submit any materials for which you do not have a copy.
After completing technical review, and review by the Board, a list of awards will be sent out to all directors.
Grant applications are scored before they are awarded and extra points are given to those applicants who have assisted with fundraisers during the year. Click here to view a sample of the scoring rubric.