Since SCHIP began making grants, many non-profits have used their awarded funds to continue their mission to improve the lives of our neighbors and strengthen our communities. Grants range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. Grants are made possible as a result of SCHIP’s mission to raise funds through the sale of donated, gently used clothing, household items, accessories, jewelry, art, and collectibles at its resale shop in the distinctive yellow building on Route 7, next to the town offices. Since the first grants given in April 2005, more than $850,000 has been distributed.
Application Deadlines: April 15 and October 15
Types of Grants Available --- The are two types of Grants available:
Level One Grants:
Level One grants are available for 501 (c) (3) as well as governmental and quasi-governmental organizations (schools, fire/police/rescue, parks, etc.). The grant application is satisfied by filling out the SCHIP GRANT APPLICATION FORM and if funded, submitting a Completion Report which details the use of the funds and it's impact in the community. For this grant cycle, the maximum funding for each grant awarded is restricted to:
Level 2 Major Grants:
Level Two Major Grants are available only to 501 (c) (3) organizations. The grant application is satisfied by filling out the SCHIP GRANT APPLICATION FORM and submitting a detail business plan. If funded, the organization is expected to submit periodic progress reports that detail the use of funds - the time frame of the reports shall be specified prior to grant disbursement in written custom contract outlining goals and expectations. For this grant cycle, the maximum funding for each grant awarded is restricted to:
Project Evaluation Factors:
The extent to which the grant will foster the SCHIP mission to improve the lives of our neighbors in Shelburne, Charlotte, and Hinesburg and to strengthen our communities.
The extent to which the grant will be used to help people to help themselves
The extent to which the grant will facilitate leveraging of funds from other sources
The extent to which the grant does not duplicate a project or activity previously funded by SCHIP
We ask for a feedback on how the grant funds were used. We enjoy learning about the different ways organizations use the awarded grant. To submit the Final Completion Report please complete and submit the below attached Ship Grant Final Completion Report to email@example.com: