Submit your proposal through the online application.This year, online applications will be submitted through our new funding portal. Training for the online application portal will be provided through recorded videos and live at the SFC 2023 Application Information Sessions.The SFC will not accept e-mailed or mailed proposals will not be accepted. The deadline for the online application was 5:00 PM on Friday, January 13.
This rubric was used by community reviewers to evaluate the Program Description section of the SFC 2022 application for programs selected for the Community Review Process. Please read through the rubric for guidance on how to structure your responses in the Program Description.
During the 2022 SFC funding cycle, the SFC conducted its first full community review of all 190 funding applications. More than $2 million in funding was granted based on the feedback and scores from the community review process. After analyzing all the written feedback from the 2022 community review process, the SFC can share this document which outlines characteristics of programs that were scored highly by community reviewers, by rubric theme.
Review this handy one pagerbefore you submit your application to make sure you have completed all of the steps.
How the SFC Makes Grant Decisions
Review the flowchartto understand each step of the grant decision-making process.
Questions and Answers (Q&A) Document
The SFC will accept questions about the application process via email between 5pm on December 1 and NOON on January 10, 2021. Please send all questions to email@example.com. A Question & Answers document answering all clarification questions about the application will be uploaded twice to bmoresfc.org. We will upload the first document by 5:00 PM on December 16 and an updated one by 5:00 PM on January 10.
If you have technical questions about your Formstack submission, you may email them to firstname.lastname@example.org up until the application deadline at 5:00 PM on Friday, December 3, 2021. We will do our best to respond as quickly as possible. However, due to the high volume of submissions on the deadline, we cannot guarantee an immediate response. We strongly encourage you to submit your application before the deadline, as we cannot accept late submissions for any reason
BCYF will invest $2 million in funding for summer programs. BCYF prioritizes organizations led by Black, Brown, Indigenous, and Asian leaders and summer programs serving older youth. BCYF will align 100% of their funding decisions with feedback from the SFC 2023 Community Review Process.
Please note that in addition to the SFC’s requirements, applicants funded by BCYF, a public funding source, will have some additional requirements.
This directory serves as a reference for organizations seeking and/or offering specific kinds of partnership, professional development, and technical assistance. If you would like to be included in this directory, click here.
BCHD offers a free meal service to any non-profit organization, church, day camp, community group, or city agency that serves children and youth in Baltimore City. Visit the BCHD website to apply to be a Summer Food Service Program site.