Cover Letter

Must be on the organization’s letterhead
Signed by the Executive Director 


Executive Summary (not more than one page)

Project Requested Amount
Project Description
Executive Director
Contact Person 


Organization History and Project Proposed (not more than eight pages)

About Your Organization: 

Founding, History and Mission
Major Programs
Funding Strategies
Financial Information:

  • Operating Budget
  • ​Endowments 


Project Proposed: 

Project Objectives
Population to be Served
Budget Narrative
Budget Detail
Time Period
Project Income Sources (committed, pending or proposed) 


Evaluation Plan: 

If grant is approved HCF will require detailed results in a Grant Recipient Report, to be submitted no later than three months after the completion of the project. 


Attachments Board 

Board of Trustees
501(a)(3) Determination Letter / 509(a) Determination Letter
Annual Report
Financial Statements for past two years 


How to Present Your Proposal

Please mail or deliver your grant proposal to:

Hudson Community Foundation Attention: Lori McCleese, President, 49 East Main Street Hudson, OH 44236
Or email your proposal with GRANT REQUEST noted in the subject line to: