Grants Information

Key Forms and Dates

Please contact our office at info@boardofvisitors.org or (602) 235-9554 with any questions.

May 27, 2021: Letter of Interest deadline. The grants application cycle is currently closed.

August 16, 2021: Request for Full Proposals Invited

August 31, 2021: Interim Grant Usage Form Due (Deadline for 2021 grant recipients.)

September 30, 2021: Full Proposal Deadline

October 13-November 3, 2021: Site Visits

January 31, 2022: Grantees Notified

January 31, 2022: Final Grant Usage Form Due (Deadline for 2021 grant recipients.)

February 15, 2022: Grants Awards Celebration

Submit An Interim Grant Usage Form

Submit A Final Grant Usage Form

General Information

The Board of Visitors considers grant requests from 501(c)3s who serve the healthcare needs of women, children and the elderly in the greater Phoenix community. Requests for funding are limited to one request per organization each calendar year. If an organization has received a previous grant from The Board of Visitors, a Final Grant Usage Report must be received by January 31st in order to be considered in the next grant cycle.

The Grant Process:

  • Begins each year with organizations submitting a Letter of Interest (LOI).
  • All LOIs are reviewed and selected organizations are asked for full proposals.
  • Submitted proposals are reviewed and site visits are scheduled with selected organizations.
  • Grants are awarded at The Board of Visitors Grants Award Celebration the third Tuesday in February.

Funding Requests For Projects Will Be Considered For:

  • Seed money for specific projects
  • General operating support
  • Capital campaign to raise a specified sum of money within a defined time-period to bring needed healthcare services to the community

Funding Categories

  • Category A Grants
    BOV may fund 1-year grant request up to $200,000 to a 501(c)3. Must have a minimum annual budget of $1 million.
  • Category B Grants
    BOV may fund 1-year grant request for $5,000 – $100,000 to a 501(c)3. No annual budget requirements.
  • Category C Grant (Not available for application in 2021.)
    BOV may fund 2-year request for the net proceeds of the Care Card program to a 501(c)3. Must have a minimum annual budget of $1 million.
  • Category D Grants
    BOV may fund 1-year grant request for up to $5,000 to a start-up or an emerging 501(c)3. No annual budget requirements.

Evaluation Criteria

Your organization must meet the following criteria in order to apply for a grant from The Board of Visitors:

  • Applicant organization must have a 501(c)3 status
  • Provide healthcare services to women, children and the elderly in the greater Phoenix community
  • Improve long-term health outcomes for individuals and the community
  • Impact the underserved
  • Demonstrate a strong community need
  • Promote partnerships and collaborations within the community
  • Demonstrate potential for continued operation beyond support by the BOV
  • Organizations who have received a previous grant must submit a Final Grant Usage Report by January 31st

Note: Organizations selected to submit a full proposal for Category A, B and C are required to submit two years of
independently reviewed or audited financials and Category D must submit a IRS Form 990 for the past 1-2 years.