Each year Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California (RMHCSC), funds non-profit organizations committed to improving the lives of children in Southern California’s nine counties of Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Since 1987, the Community Grants Board has awarded more than 800 grants totaling more than $16.8 million to Southern California organizations that directly benefit children.
2013 Grant Applications are now available for consideration.
Click here to download the application.
The organization or service for which funds are sought must be located within the counties of Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura.
The program must deal with civic needs, social services, education, the arts or healthcare issues to be eligible for funding.
The service must directly help children in need age 21 years and younger.
Funds must be used as seed money for start-up programs, funding for existing programs or funding for tangible goods such as buildings, supplies, medicine, etc.
The following areas of service will not be considered for funding by RMHCSC:
- Academic scholarships
- Administrative and/or programmatic salaries or fees
- Advertising and fund-raising drives
- General expenses (overhead, office materials, travel, postage, etc.)
- Partisan and political programs
All applications MUST include supporting materials to be sondeired. The following items are required to complete a grant application:
Original completed grant application with appropriate signatures.
Copy of 501(c) (3) classification letter from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
Itemized budget for specific funds requested in this application.
Two copies of financial information (Requirements depend on amount requested. See application for more information.)
Please be sure that part two of the application is reflective only for the project the funds are requested for.
Each application is evaluated based upon its merit and available funding for the specific fiscal year. There may be a site visit as part of the application and screening process.
Applications for 2013 are available using the link above. All applications and supporting materials must be received by June 28, 2013. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (323) 762-2442 with questions or for more information.