Grant Reports & Scholarship Updates

2024 Reporting expectations

The Siragusa Family Foundation no longer expects organizations receiving a grant in the amount of $10,000 or less to submit an annual grant report, unless you are part of our Siragusa Scholars portfolio. In lieu of the grant report, we encourage grantee partner organizations to schedule a site visit or meeting with foundation staff once per year. If you would like to share narrative updates, we welcome receiving a report that your organization has completed for another funder.

Organizations receiving a grant in the amount of $15,000 or more are asked to submit a grant report or scholarship update detailing activities supported by the foundation during the grant year. An annual site visit or meeting with foundation staff once per year is also encouraged.

If you are unsure about reporting requirements for your organization or if you have additional questions, please contact us.

Organizations receiving a grant at the $15,000 level or more

A grant report is requested annually from organizations receiving a grant of $15,000 or more except those organizations receiving a scholarship grant (see next section).

The 2024 Grant Report Form will be available by early fall 2024.

Please send grant reports to the Foundation’s general inbox by December 6, 2024. The Grant Report Form is a fillable PDF. You can download the PDF, open it in Adobe Acrobat Reader, then type in and save your responses. A confirmation message will be sent upon review of your organization’s submission. Due to the volume of submissions, confirmation from staff may take 5 business days following receipt.

Scholarship Grantee Partners

Siragusa Scholars organizations need not submit a grant report form. For organizations receiving a scholarship grant at the $10,000 to $20,000 level, the foundation requests a short (1-2 paragraphs) update with information about the scholarship recipient(s) and any changes to your scholarship program.

Please send scholarship updates to the Foundation’s general inbox by December 6, 2024.

Grant Renewals

The foundation does not require a yearly proposal for renewed funding. Grantee partners currently receiving a one-year grant from the foundation are automatically considered for renewed support by the board of directors in the fall, unless your organization’s 2023 year end award notification letter states other grant commitment terms. Multi-year grantees should refer to their most recent award letter for clarification on their funding cycle. Your organization will be notified if and when a proposal should be submitted.

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Through its giving, the Siragusa Family Foundation seeks to fulfill its mission of supporting efforts that help people help themselves and experience a better quality of life.