The Community Foundation for Brevard makes both competitive and non-competitive grants.
Competitive Grants: There’s something powerful about community charity. When channeled, the gifts of many residents can actively meet the most pressing needs of the community, whatever those needs are today, and whatever they may be tomorrow. By offering a competitive grantmaking process, we are able to glean valuable knowledge about our community and its ever-changing needs.
Competitive grants are made through the Foundation’s grantmaking process. The grants are awarded on the basis of merit and compatibility with the goals of the foundation. Most require formal application and have a specified application process and deadline dates.
Additionally, based on grant reviews and scoring, each year several grant proposals are endorsed for our Grants Catalog, which is made available to advisors of our donor advised funds.
To view this year’s Catalog, please click the link below:
Non-competitive grants are made at the recommendation of various fund advisors or are designated by the donor when the fund was established. Approximately 90% of the grant funds made by The Community Foundation are made through a donor advised process or are designated. The donor advised process allows the donor or fund advisor to exercise their own discretion over the grants that are made.