Your organization must have a determination letter from the United States Internal Revenue Service that designates your organization as exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3). Your organization must also be defined as a publicly supported organization under section 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2). You can find this information on Schedule A of your organization’s IRS Form 990 which can be found at www.guidestar.org. If you do not meet these criteria, you can be fiscally sponsored by an organization that does.
Your organization must be non-discriminatory in its policies and practices with regard to sex, race, color, marital status, national origin, religious affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, and age.
Your project must further arts, environment, or history.
Your project must have an impact in North Central Washington (Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, and Grant counties).
We do not consider grants for individuals, political candidates, parties, or lobbyists.
If your organization is a current Icicle Fund grantee, you need to submit a progress or final report on any current grant from the Icicle Fund no later than January 31st the year you want to submit a new application.
If your organization received a grant under the Icicle Fund Strategic Project Grant Program you are not eligible to apply for any Icicle Fund grants until a year after the end of the Strategic Project grant period.
Your organization may apply for only one Icicle Fund grant per year.