Day of Service Grants Now Available
| The MLK Day of Service is Monday, January 16, 2012
Do you have a service project idea for the King Holiday?
Get it funded!
APPLY ONLINE TODAY! Request funding or register your service project by 5 pm,
Friday, December 2, 2011.
RECORD FUNDING $ AVAILABLE!
This is the only time of the year when volunteer service project funding is available - don't miss this opportunity. The City of Bloomington Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Commission has $32,000 in funding to support your projects.
PROJECT REQUIREMENTS:The Volunteer Network encourages you to plan a volunteer project that:
See project requirements, examples, grant limitations and apply online at: www.bloomington.in.gov/mlk
- Gets necessary things done in the community - address education, public safety, environmental, or other human needs through direct service and citizen action, and strengthen the community through engaging in service - bring people together in pursuit of a common objective of value to the community;
- Reflects the life and teaching of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - demonstrate Dr. King's proposition that "Everybody can be great, because everyone can serve";
- Begins or occurs in significant part on the federal holiday (January 16, 2012) and include on-going volunteer components according to the needs of your organization.
PLEASE NOTE: Funding amounts are partially based on the number of volunteers, according to the following:
- $500 Level - 1 to 100 volunteers
- $1000 Level - 100 to 250 volunteers
- $1500 Level - 251 to 500 volunteers
- $2000 Level - 500+ volunteers
Click here to learn more or to apply today!
WE'RE COUNTING VOLUNTEERS
Don't need funding? Tell us about your project anyway!
Please register your season of service project to be included in Bloomington's "A Day On! Not A Day Off" volunteer count. Register your MLK Day volunteer project here!