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Pay-Less Community Foundation Holds Grant Writing Workshop

Health-focused non-profit organizations interested in submitting a grant proposal are encouraged to attend

Hagåtña, Guam (June 28, 2019) – Pay-Less Markets Community Foundation (PMCF) will be holding a grant writing workshop for the 2020 Pay-Less Kick the Fat 5K/10K Mini Grant on Friday, August 2, 2019, from 9 AM to 10 AM at the Pay-Less Markets Corporate Office in Hagåtña. This year, PMCF will offer grant funding to eligible local organizations that aim to improve the quality of life on Guam by addressing significant gaps in three health-related areas: Building a Healthy Community, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and Health Disparities.

All local non-profit organizations who are interested in submitting a proposal for this grant are encouraged to attend. The workshop is free of charge and will focus on the 2020 Kick the Fat 5K/10K grant application form as well as assisting non-profit organizations in writing a grant for funding consideration from PMCF.

Organizations can register for this workshop by calling Kamerin Pereira at 477-9266 to reserve their spot. Seats are limited on a first come, first serve basis. The deadline to sign up is Monday, July 25, 2019 at 4pm. This workshop is not mandatory, but worthwhile for non-profit organizations.

Mini-grant proposals will be accepted for review beginning on Friday, August 2, 2019. The deadline for proposal submission is Friday, September 6, 2019 at 4:00pm. Application forms will be available for download on the foundation website beginning August 2. Proposals must be hand-delivered to the Pay-Less Corporate Office in Hagåtña or mailed to the Pay-Less Markets Community Foundation.

Funding for the grant is contingent on the monies raised through the 24th annual Pay-Less Kick the Fat 5K/10K Run/Walk & Community Fair. Save the date for Saturday, January 25, 2020 for the 24th annual Kick the Fat 5K/10K! For more information please email foundation(pmcf)

About Pay-Less Markets Community Foundation
Officially incorporated in 2006, PMCF focuses on providing opportunities for community organizations to better serve the residents of Guam. The Foundation offers grant funding to eligible local organizations whose aim is to improve the quality of life on Guam and address significant gaps in the areas of health, education, social services, and the environment.