Newton Fund announces 2011 Grant Program

The Newton Fund of The Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta is ready to accept applications for the 2011 Grant Program.

The fund is awarding grants through a competitive process to help qualified non-profit 501c3 organizations meet the changing needs of the Newton community. The Newton Fund receives grant proposals and following a three-step process of evaluation awards grants based on identified community needs and merit of proposals received.

Grants are awarded for general operating support of non-profits, in amounts of up to $5,000 for a one-year period.

Non-profits interested in applying for a grant may attend an online orientation at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22. To register, visit http://www.cfgreateratlanta.org/Community-Initiatives/Counties/Newton.aspx.

The deadline to submit a letter of intent to apply is Friday, Sept. 30. To learn more, visit www.cfgreateratlanta.org.