Community Grant Applications

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The Junior League of Napa-Sonoma accepts grant applications on an annual basis, from organizations who support the League's mission of positively impacting the lives of children and families in Sonoma and Napa Counties. For the 2018-19 League year, we will be giving community grants, subject to grant application approval. All grant applications should be submitted by March 1st and will be reviewed at the April Board meeting. All grant applicants will be notified by May 15th on the status of their grant application. 

Applications should be submitted to the League's Community Outreach Council for review. Applications can be submitted via email to or to JLNS, PO Box 5752, Santa Rosa 95402.

Applications should include the following, as applicable: 

  • Short description of the project or initiative
  • Number of individuals, geographic areas, and target population benefiting from the proposal/agency work
  • Period the funding request will cover
  • Total project budget
  • Dollar amount requested
  • Signature of executive director or board chair
  • Narrative:
    • Organizational Background (history, mission and goals
    • Description of current programs, activities and accomplishments
    • Purpose of request: Goals and Outcomes
    • Organizational Capacity and Progress—how the organization is positioned to achieve its goals, the specific activities to be conducted, along with timelines and number, characteristics and involvement of participants
    • Planned utilization of JLNS volunteers
    • Evaluation plan—how will progress toward desired outcomes be measured
    • Outline of how the JLNS contribution will be recognized if granted
  • Attachments:
    • List of Board of Directors
    • Most recent financial statement
    • Proof of 501 (c) (3) status, if available
    • Projected line item budget, noting the specific use of the funds requested from the League, as well as other potential sources of funding
    • If available, annual report, articles and reviews of the organization’s programs

Please contact the Community Outreach Council via with any general questions. Please do not contact the council for updates on your grant application prior to May 15th -- all grant applicants will be notified once the approval process has been completed.