WJT Grant Application

2017 Application Information:

  • Application opens:  November 2, 2017
  • Deadline:  extended submission deadline is December 31, 2017
  • Awards announced:  January 2018
  • Grant request must be for training activities that will occur in 2018
  • Grant awards range between $200--$2,000

Application Process:

1.  Complete online application to include the following information:
    a) Training date(s)
    b) Overview of the training opportunity to include:  provider name, address, phone number(s) and training location
    c) Name(s) and title(s) of the staff member(s) who will receive the training and a brief description of their role(s) within the organization
    d) Outline the organizational value:  How will the training strengthen the staff members roll within the organization and /or the organziation as a whole? 
    e) Itemized budget for the specified training
    f) Agency mission, year founded, and pertinent background information

2.  Required application support materials:

  •     Most recent audited financial statement
  •     Current operating budget
  •     IRS tax exempt determination letter
  •     List of current Board of Directors

3.  Optional--you may upload one additional document in support of your applicaton (e.g. training brochure, detailed outline of training)

Walter D. Johnson Trust Grant Criteria and Application

If awarded, a report on funded training opportunities must be provided to the Foundation within 30 days of the conclusion of training.

If you have any questions about the application or process, please contact Debbie Cooper at 864-331-8414 or e-mail Debbie Cooper.