1. BACKGROUND

 
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The Florida Beverage Association (FBA) is pleased to announce the commencement of the seventh year of its Florida Beverage Association Grant Program. The grant program provides support to organizations and programs that promote environmental sustainability, as well as health initiatives.

Grant applications should be submitted online by Thursday, January 27, 2022. To be considered for a grant, all nominees must meet the requirements listed in the “Grant Program Criteria.” Grant applications will be reviewed and grant recipients will be selected by the FBA’s Board of Directors. General questions may be directed to Liz DeWitt, FBA President, 407.385.2708, fbagrants@flabev.org.

NOTE: We strongly urge you to compose all your responses in a saved Word document prior to filling out the online application so that you can easily cut and paste your responses (download a Word doc template of the application HERE). If you leave the application to get additional information prior to submission, the data you already entered may be lost. We've provided a PDF version of the form so you can see all the questions for planning purposes before you attempt to fill out the online form. However, please note that we will only consider applications submitted through the online form. Download the PDF document HERE.

To qualify, all form fields must be completed and all information requested must be provided.
 
GRANT PROGRAM GUIDELINES AND CRITERIA
The Florida Beverage Association thanks you for considering applying to the FBA Community Grant Program. The Grant Program is designed to further the FBA’s goal of supporting comprehensive, balanced nutrition and environmental programs to create healthy citizens and communities.

Grant requests not supported:

• Individuals
• Organizations that discriminate based on race, color, sex, gender identity and/or expression, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability
• A state or local governmental entity that will NOT use the grant funds for a charitable cause
• Political, legislative or lobbying organizations
• Movie, film or television documentaries
• Website development
• Concerts or other entertainment events
• Beauty contests, fashion shows or hair shows
• Fraternal organizations and related events
• One-time fundraising events (i.e., tables at fundraisers, athletic races, etc.)
• Local sports or athletic teams
• Travel or organized field trips
• Family reunions
• U.S. based local schools, including charter schools, pre-schools, elementary schools, middle schools or high schools
•U.S. based organizations that do not have tax-exempt status under Section 501(c) (3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code, or the equivalent
•Organizations formed outside the U. S. that do not have a charitable equivalency status under the laws and provisions of their respective government

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* Does your grant request fall into one of the categories listed above?

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