The Fairview FCSS grant program is one of the ways that FCSS seeks the input of the local community. Non-profit and charitable organizations may submit applications for the following year.

FCSS will begin accept grant applications this summer for June 2022 funding.


Have a great idea for a program?

Is your program eligible? To verify, see the information below and review the FCSS Program Handbook.

Have you done a needs assessment?

Do you have a solid plan for financial, legal and other resources you may need?

Are you prepared to use outcome measures to report on your program?

To be eligible, programs must:

1. Enhance the social well-being of individuals, families and community through prevention and contribute to at least one of the following outcomes:

For Individuals

  • Individuals experience social well-being
  • Individuals are connected with others
  • Children and youth develop positively

For Families

  • Healthy functioning within families
  • Families have social supports

For Community

  • The community is connected and engaged
  • Community social issues are identified and addressed

2. Enhance the social well-being of individuals, families and community through prevention

3. Do one or more of the following:

  • help develop independence, strengthen coping skills and become more resistant to crisis
  • develop an awareness of social needs
  • develop interpersonal and group skills
  • help people and communities to assume responsibility for decisions and actions which affect them
  • provide supports that help sustain people as active participants in the community

Programs and Services not eligible under the program include those that:

  • provide primarily for the recreational needs or leisure time pursuits of individuals
  • offer direct assistance such as food, money, clothing or shelter
  • are primarily rehabilitative in nature
  • duplicate services that are ordinarily provided by a government or government agency

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