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SNOOP DOGG ARIZONA BOWL PRESENTED BY GIN & JUICE BY DRE AND SNOOP

BACKGROUND

The Arizona Bowl has a Grant Application process for registered 501(c)(3) organizations in Southern Arizona seeking funds.
The grant cycle timeline is March 15, 2024 – May 1, 2024.  The deadline to submit an application for 2024 was May 1, 2024. 
Notice of selection will be sent to the grant contact by June 1, 2024.
THE SNOOP DOGG ARIZONA BOWL PRESENTED BY GIN & JUICE BY DRE AND SNOOP MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Arizona Bowl is to provide world-class experiences for college student-athletes, fans, and the local community, culminating in a nationally recognized college football competition. The Arizona Bowl is a nonprofit organization that strives to inspire youth, engage in the community, support local charities, and create a positive impact in Southern Arizona.

FUNDING CRITERIA

  • Organizations must have a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service for at least three consecutive years.
  • Only one application will be accepted per organization, per calendar year.
  • An organization must have been operating for a minimum of three years and prove fiscal accountability and responsibility.
  • The organization and the specific program being requested for grant funding must be locally administered (Southern Arizona) and must have clearly stated and measurable outcomes.
  • The mission of the organization and the specific programs must be clearly stated.
  • The award winners agree to provide a written report by September 1, 2025, and, if requested, make a presentation to the Bowl Grants Committee, providing information on the use of the Arizona Bowl grant monies received.
  • It is required that 100% of Arizona Bowl grant funding be spent within the calendar year of award. The agency must also provide a narrative on the spending timeline and budget for the grant.
  • The Arizona Bowl will review all dollar requests, but most grant requests funded are between $5000 and $25,000.

NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING

  • Requests for individuals or groups to attend events, such as competitions, conferences, or study abroad.
  • Support for other nonprofit fundraisers such as raffles, tickets, or sponsorships.
  • Grants to individuals or political organizations.
  • Scholarship requests.

APPLICATION FOR GRANT FUNDING – PROPOSALS

The application must be submitted, via email, as a Microsoft Word Document in 12pt font (PDF files are not acceptable) to GrantsChair@TheArizonaBowl.com no later than May 1, 2024 at 5 p.m.

GENERAL SUGGESTIONS FOR YOUR GRANT APPLICATION

• Be concise in your application
• Be local in management and impact
• Show the measurable impact of what an Arizona Bowl grand could do for your organization and its mission
• The Bowl website is TheArizonaBowl.com

GRANT APPLICATION QUESTIONS

A. AGENCY DEMOGRAPHICS
1. Organization Name
2. Organization Mission Statement
3. Description of Organization
4. Contact Person and Title
5. Phone and email address
6. Mailing Address
7. Website URL, Social media links
8. Provide a list of key staff members and their titles
9. Provide a list of board members and their roles

B. APPLICATION DETAILS
1. What is the amount of your Arizona Bowl grant request 
2. Please upload your tax-exempt status (include tax ID # and the latest IRS Form 990)
3. Have you received any prior funding from the Arizona Bowl? If so, describe dates, purpose, and amounts.
4. Is your organization or its board members, staff, or supporters currently involved in the Arizona Bowl, and if so, in what capacity?
5. Has your organization participated in the Arizona Bowl Community Tailgate Village or RAAvolution parades? If so, which year(s)?

C. ESSAY QUESTIONS
1. Answer in 300 words or less: describe your Arizona Bowl grant project and how this grant will further the project.
2. Answer in 50 words or less: will these funds sustain or grow a current program?
3. Answer is 100 words or less: how many people or groups will be impacted by these grants and in what ways?
4. Answer in 100 words or less: what are your measurable objectives and what goals will these funds help you achieve?
5. Answer in 100 words or less: how will you measure the success of these funds?
6. In 200 words or less: provide any additional information that you feel might be relevant to your grant application.
7. If selected, how will your organization recognize the support you receive from the Arizona Bowl?