Helping moms and babies in California
The March of Dimes California Chapter funds programs that address the health concerns of pregnant women, moms and babies. Our grants program has two components: Community Grants and Community Awards. Please scroll down the page for Community Award information.
To be eligible for any type of grant funding from the California Chapter, your agency must be an incorporated not-for-profit 501(c)(3) or for-profit organization or government agency providing services in California. The March of Dimes does not award grants to individuals.
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COMMUNITY GRANTS COMMUNITY AWARDS
We are not accepting applications for Community Grants and do not currently anticipate releasing an RFP for Community Grants during 2015.
Click on the links below to view a list of Community Grants funded for 2015 and to read our 2015 grantee press release.
2015 Community Grants
2015 Grantee Press Release
Community Awards are designed for small-scale projects. Awards range from $500 to $3,000.
2015 Community Award application materials can be downloaded by clicking on the links further down this page.
Community Award funding is allocated by geographical area. Areas for which funding is no longer available are listed below. Please consult this list before submitting your application.
We have exhausted our 2015 funding for the following areas only:
Greater Los Angeles (Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties)
Inland Empire (Inyo, Mono, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties)
We are still accepting applications from all other areas of California.
Agencies are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure that funding is still available for their area.
Please read the Application Guidelines carefully before completing the forms.
Application Guidelines (PDF) (please read first)
Cover Page (PDF)
Budget Form (Excel)
W-9 Form (PDF)
Click on the link below to view a list of Community Awards funded in 2014.
2014 Community Awards
Please contact us if you have questions about the Community Grants program:
Phone: (415) 217-6380 or (415) 217-6387
Office Hours (Summer 2015)
Monday to Thursday - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Friday - 9:00am to 12 noon