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Southwest Florida Community Grants

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Program Summary

The Twins Community Fund's Southwest Florida Grant program provides grants to nonprofit organizations in southwest Florida seeking to expand their services to meet the needs of more people.

Administration

The Southwest Florida Community Grant will be administered by the staff of the Twins Community Fund in Minneapolis, as well as the Twins Florida Operations staff in Lee County, Fla.

Grant Size/Purpose

A competitive grant of up to $5,000 is available to southwest Florida nonprofit organizations seeking to expand their services to reach more people in need. Dollars should be used in some way that seeks to expand the number of people the organization serves.

Eligibility

Applications are open to any independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Lee and Collier Counties that assists underserved families

Organizations must also be governed by active boards and have sufficient revenue.

Application Process/Schedule

Organizations must complete a web application and submit other required documents. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis and until funds are fully distributed.

Applications will be reviewed and recommended by staff in Lee County and Minneapolis. Final grant determinations will be made by the Twins Community Fund Board of Directors.

Other Requirements

Organizations receiving grants are required to:

  • Recognize the grant in publications and/or permanent display
  • Send a representative to a recognition ceremony at Century Link Sports Complex in March, 2018

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Questions about the Southwest Florida Community Grant program should be directed to:

Mark Weber
Manager, Florida Business Operations
Minnesota Twins
(239) 887-9326
MarkWeber@twinsbaseball.com

Stephanie Johnson
Manager, Community Relations
Minnesota Twins
(612) 659-3505
StephanieJohnson@twinsbaseball.com