Community Impact Grants

The Foundation offers grant awards up to $5,000 to 501(c)(3) designated organizations (recognized and in good standing with the IRS for a minimum of one year) and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials or services and are required to be completed within six months of approval date.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What organizations qualify for this grant program?
Which populations do eligible projects serve?
What types of projects does the grant program support?
In addition to project completion, what will my organization be responsible for if approved?
Which documents will I need to gather for my application?
When will I know if my application is approved?
How do nonprofit 501(c) organizations apply?
How do churches, schools, or other government entities apply?
How do I access a saved application?
Whom should I contact if I have questions or concerns?

 

What organizations qualify for this program?

  • 501(c) designated organizations recognized by and in good standing with the IRS for a minimum of one year
  • Tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. using the power of volunteers to improve the community

 

Which populations do eligible projects serve?

  • Projects serving veterans, their families or their communities receive priority
  • Diverse and underserved populations

 

What types of projects does the grant program support?

  • Projects that empower local volunteers of all skill levels to make a lasting impact in their community
  • Your project must begin within six to twelve weeks of application submission and be completed within the next six months. Please time your submission accordingly.
  • Team Depot projects involving store associates are not eligible for Community Impact Grants

 

In addition to project completion, what will my organization be responsible for if approved?

  • Providing ongoing support for the project if necessary
  • Maintaining ADA and safety regulation compliance to ensure the safety of volunteers
  • Completion of a post project survey found here

 

Which documents will I need to gather for my application?

  • IRS Determination Letter or Form 990 (first page) - proof that your organization has been recognized by the IRS for a minimum of one year
  • Detailed project budget – itemized list of materials (and associated cost) required to complete the project

 

When will I know if my application is approved?

This is a rolling application process. You will receive a decision via email four to six weeks after submission. This application is scheduled to be open through December 31, 2019.

 

How do nonprofit 501(c) organizations apply?

 

How do churches, schools, or other government entities apply?

 

How do I access a saved application?

 

Whom should I contact if I have questions or concerns?

Please contact THDF_CIG@homedepot.com