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2024 Community Grant Recipient List


Applications for 2024 grants are now closed. 2025 grant applications will open this fall.

Purpose

To advance the hearing health mission and branding of Sertoma, Inc., through a direct relationship with the National Adopt-An-Agency/Affiliate Program.

Grant Range

$2,500 to $5,000

Qualifications

  • Must be recognized as a National Affiliate of Sertoma, Inc. through headquarters by September 30, 2023.
    • Organizations that wish to be part of this program can submit an application found at www.sertoma.org/adoptanagency.
  • Affiliation fee for the current fiscal year must be paid prior to submittal.

Deadline

All grant applications and requested materials must be received at Sertoma headquarters by 4:00 pm Central Time on January 31, 2024.

Projects That Will Be Considered

  • Hearing health programs and projects
  • Equipment related to hearing health
  • Program supplies [expendables]
  • Development of new program
  • Salary stipend to support a new program
  • Parent support groups and associated resources (may be a first-year program only)
  • Hearing/speech screening program
  • Information research [surveys, focus groups, market research, etc.

Required Materials

Online Grant application. Have everything prepared before going to the application. You will not be able to make changes once the application has been submitted.

  • Online Application  
    • Project Description (750 characters max)
    • Community Impact Statement (750 characters max) explaining how the project will affect your community, including the number of people helped annually and the life expectancy of the program.
    • Itemized Budget
      • Semi-detailed budget showing the detailed revenues (two individual revenue lines max) and detailed expenses (seven expense lines max) of the project. Include revenues from all sources, including a line showing the amount requested from Sertoma for this grant.

     

​Notification of Recipients

Upon submission, an email verifying that it was received will be sent to the contact email. Notification of award or denial will be made in writing each spring. If a grant is awarded, a check payable to the agency will be included with the notification letter. If a grant is denied, a letter of explanation will be mailed.

2024 Grant Recipient List

Each recipient is required to email a short report on how the funds were used and the outcome of the project. This must be received to apply for a grant the following year.

Sertoma, Inc. may modify the guidelines and funding priorities without prior notification. Grants may be for the full amount or a portion thereof.