Apply for Grants

The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund provides a funding source for charitable institutions who serve children in need in the Olathe community.

Awards are for one year only. Eligible charitable institutions serving the Olathe community may apply for grant awards annually. Grant awards will be announced no later than March 31, in the year following each campaign.

The grant application submission deadline is Midnight on Monday, August 12, 2019. Applications must be completed at this site.

2019 Grant Application

Please submit your completed application between 10:00 a.m., July 12, 2019 and midnight, Monday, August 12, 2019. The form must be completed in one session. Contact Ed Roche with any questions or comments about the form: 913.489.1329 or ed.roche@strategynewmedia.com.
  • The Cullinane Law Group (http://cullinanelaw.com) suggests that, "…if your nonprofit cannot find its IRS determination letter, call IRS customer service at 1-877-829-5500 to request a new copy. Another reliable way to demonstrate your nonprofit’s tax status is to confirm that you are listed on the IRS’s exempt organization list. The IRS updates this publication regularly and lists organizations to which gifts are tax-deductible."
  • $ USD
  • Describe the purpose of this project in 1000 characters or less
  • Describe the goals of this project in 1000 characters or less
  • numbers only, no punctuation
  • numbers only, no punctuation please.
  • Describe the tools, resources and people required to meet the project goals (limit response to 1000 characters)
  • Please enter a number from 0 to 100.
    Please enter a percentage number in the range from 0 to 100
  • You may provide a line item budget detailing all costs to implement this project in this space or by attaching a file. Click the choose file button below and select your file to upload. Please only include information for this project.
  • Please summarize which costs will be covered by Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund grant dollars.
  • Please describe additional Funding sources the organization will leverage for costs not covered by the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund grant. (Limit to 500 characters)
  • Explain how you will track the achievement of project goals. Describe the research or experience your organization leverages to ensure the successful achievement of project objectives. (1,250 characters or less)
  • Please summarize the project steps executed, including the need(s) that were met. Include the number of Olathe children who benefited. Provide documentation of the measurements used to track project success, measurement results and the percentage of project costs covered with Funds from the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund grant. (1000 characters or less)
  • $ USD
  • You may provide a line item budget detailing all costs in implementing the prior project in this space or by attaching a file. Click the choose file button below and select your file to upload. Please only include information for this project.
  • Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund grants are generally distributed to selected charities no later than March 31st in the year after each Annual Campaign.

Apply for Grants

The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund provides a funding source for charitable institutions who serve children in need in the Olathe community.

Awards are for one year only. Eligible charitable institutions serving the Olathe community may apply for grant awards annually. Grant awards will be announced no later than March 31, in the year following each campaign.

The grant application submission deadline is Midnight on Monday, August 12, 2019. Applications must be completed at this site.

2019 Grant Application

Please submit your completed application between 10:00 a.m., July 12, 2019 and midnight, Monday, August 12, 2019. The form must be completed in one session. Contact Ed Roche with any questions or comments about the form: 913.489.1329 or ed.roche@strategynewmedia.com.
  • The Cullinane Law Group (http://cullinanelaw.com) suggests that, "…if your nonprofit cannot find its IRS determination letter, call IRS customer service at 1-877-829-5500 to request a new copy. Another reliable way to demonstrate your nonprofit’s tax status is to confirm that you are listed on the IRS’s exempt organization list. The IRS updates this publication regularly and lists organizations to which gifts are tax-deductible."
  • $ USD
  • Describe the purpose of this project in 1000 characters or less
  • Describe the goals of this project in 1000 characters or less
  • numbers only, no punctuation
  • numbers only, no punctuation please.
  • Describe the tools, resources and people required to meet the project goals (limit response to 1000 characters)
  • Please enter a number from 0 to 100.
    Please enter a percentage number in the range from 0 to 100
  • You may provide a line item budget detailing all costs to implement this project in this space or by attaching a file. Click the choose file button below and select your file to upload. Please only include information for this project.
  • Please summarize which costs will be covered by Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund grant dollars.
  • Please describe additional Funding sources the organization will leverage for costs not covered by the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund grant. (Limit to 500 characters)
  • Explain how you will track the achievement of project goals. Describe the research or experience your organization leverages to ensure the successful achievement of project objectives. (1,250 characters or less)
  • Please summarize the project steps executed, including the need(s) that were met. Include the number of Olathe children who benefited. Provide documentation of the measurements used to track project success, measurement results and the percentage of project costs covered with Funds from the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund grant. (1000 characters or less)
  • $ USD
  • You may provide a line item budget detailing all costs in implementing the prior project in this space or by attaching a file. Click the choose file button below and select your file to upload. Please only include information for this project.
  • Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund grants are generally distributed to selected charities no later than March 31st in the year after each Annual Campaign.