- Christ-centered, with a primary focus on theological education, leadership development or issues of justice and compassion;
- Located in Central and Eastern Europe or the Chicago area, where ongoing, face-to-face relationship is possible;
- New, small or mid-sized;
- Requesting a grant proposal strategically designed to build the organization’s funding base, especially through matching grants or focused on specific projects with clearly defined goals;
- And, registered U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
The Domanada Foundation generally will not consider grant proposals that:
- Provide funding exceeding 5% of an organization’s annual budget.
- Provide institutional support for larger non-profit organizations and ministries.
- Fund building projects or endowments.
- Provide personal support or academic scholarships for specific individuals or families.
- Address financial problems within an organization.
- Support organizations that we cannot visit on a regular basis.
- Include multi-year proposals.
The Domanada Foundation can make a final determination regarding a grant proposal when the following is provided:
- A concise grant proposal.
A one-page executive summary must accompany proposals. Include a brief description of the ministry or organization, the amount of the request, and the specific use of the requested funds.
- A copy of the organization’s current annual budget and list of the Board of Directors.
- A copy of the organization’s IRS 501(c) 3 designation letter.
Please note that all grants must remain entirely anonymous.