Express Grants are for: one-time occurrences including concerts, events, and symposia that are open to the general public; equipment or equipment repairs; and for technology enhancements based on a strategic plan. Request can be for $5,000 or less. Projects are expected to be completed within 6 months of the award announcement. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis during two timeframes in 2016.
Mission Standard grants consider a much broader area and can be for both programming as well as capital needs. Requests can be up to $25,000. For 2016 the deadline is June 10.
For more information about these programs, visit http://communityfoundation.org/nonprofits/mission-grants.