THE ARCHBISHOP IAKOVOS LEADERSHIP 100 FUND INCORPORATED
GRANT APPLICATION AND GUIDELINES
The Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Fund Incorporated (the “Fund”) was established in 1984, for the purpose of seeding and nurturing programs under the National Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and those that advance Orthodoxy and Hellenism. The Fund does not provide support for general operating purposes of the Archdiocese.
Completed applications must be submitted in duplicate to the Executive Director of Leadership 100 no later than September 15 to be considered for funding the following year. After review by the Grant Committee, the Executive Committee, at its meeting at the Annual Leadership 100 Conference in February, acts upon the application.
The Executive Committee may occasionally initiate a grant in accordance with the purposes of Leadership 100, during any time period, subject to grant application and guidelines approval procedures.
All grants require submission of a progress report twice a year. Future funding of additional projects is conditioned on favorable review of such reports under the direction of the Chairman of Leadership 100.
All promotional and other reports and materials distributed by grant recipients to the public with respect to the subject matter of a Leadership 100 grant shall state, in language approved by Leadership 100, that such program is funded in whole or in part by Leadership 100.
CRITERIA FOR GRANT APPROVAL
- Compliance with application instructions.
- Perceived ability to carry out the plan.
- Presentation of realistic outcomes/objectives by which the success of the grant can be measured.
- Leadership 100 funding capabilities and the relative merit of the proposal vis a vis other competing proposals.
- In the case of local initiatives, determination that the program has national interest and significance, and will result in materials and expertise that will have national application.
REQUESTS THAT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
- Endowment or debt reduction programs.
- Support of an organization’s fund raising efforts.
- Capital requests for the planning, construction, renovation or purchase of buildings; or for the acquisition of land.
- Direct assistance to individuals, local entities or for-profit organizations.