Open Circle Foundation encourages requests for projects that improve the quality of life in a community, and enhance the human experience of the natural or urban environment.
Eligibility and Geographic focus
The OPEN CIRCLE Foundation supports individuals, projects and organizations carrying out work in the East Bay, specifically within Alameda and Contra Costa counties. The Foundation will consider projects outside the East Bay to the extent that such projects benefit residents of the East Bay communities, or strengthen communities in the East Bay.
The Foundation awards grants of up to $8,000.
Grant applications are due (via email, postmarked or in the office by 5:00pm) by Monday, August 22, 2011. Current grantees applying for renewal will need to have submitted their final report by August 22, 2011 (via email, postmarked or in the office by 5:00pm).