August 26, 2019

Home Depot Community Impact Grants-due Dec. 31

In-kind grants valued up to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and public agencies for capital improvements that will enhance the public health of local communities. The primary goal is to provide funding and volunteer opportunities to support the renovation, retrofitting, refurbishment, accessibility modifications, and/or weatherization of existing centers, homes, schools, and other similar facilities.

Read more about this program. 

Grants are given in the form of gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services.

Proposals for the following community improvement activities will be considered:- Repairs, refurbishments, and modifications specific to ADA compliance or safety regulations to low-income and/or transitional housing, or community facilities (schools, community centers, senior centers, etc.)- Weatherizing or increasing energy efficiency of low-income and/or transitional housing, or community facilities- Engage community members as volunteers to help other veterans in their community through service projects focusing on the renovation, repair, and improvement of homes and other properties.

More about Home Depot Community Impact Grants 

The Home Depot Foundation offers grant awards up to $5,000 to 501c 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.

The items below should be considered before submitting an application:

A focus on serving veterans within local communities. Does your project benefit an individual, veteran family, or community of veterans? If not, is your organization providing support for diverse and underserved communities?

A focus about empowering people to serve and give back to their community. How is your organization engaging the local community to better serve veterans in your community? Is your project volunteer friendly whereby you can engage people of all skill levels?

Home Depot engages organizations that are making a strong and lasting impact to their community. Will this project require continued support in the future? Is your organization prepared to continue with ongoing support as needed? How will you measure the impact and outcomes of this project?

Is your organization focused on ensuring ADA compliance and safety regulations are maintained? Whether your project involves community buildings, living facilities or individual homes this is the number one priority when it comes to rehabilitation or construction projects. Does your organization have policies in place to ensure volunteers are safe?


Please obtain the following documents before beginning the 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