Grants


Grants

Open Door Project Uganda sometimes makes grants to Ugandan nonprofit organizations that provide human services which help to ease the effects of poverty in Uganda.  Please read the “Eligibility” and “Terms and Conditions” sections below.

If you believe your organization qualifies, you are welcome to submit a grant application. Please request an application form from info@odpu.org (or from the address below). Please forward the completed form via email to info@odpu.org, or post to:
Open Door Project Uganda
7286 29th Ave NE
Seattle WA 98115 USA
If Open Door Project Uganda decides that your project may qualify for a grant, we will contact you to discuss next steps and request further information which may include a formal grant proposal.

ELIGIBILITY FOR GRANTS MADE BY OPEN DOOR PROJECT UGANDA:

  1. Grantee must be a Ugandan nonprofit organization.
  2. Grantee organization must provide human services which help to ease the effects of poverty in Uganda, and grant funding must be used for this purpose.
  3. Grantee organization must not discriminate in employment or in service delivery on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran’s status or ancestry.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF GRANTS MADE BY OPEN DOOR PROJECT UGANDA:

  1. Open Door Project Uganda makes grants at its own discretion and reserves the right to deny grant requests without explanation.
  2. The Grant and any investment income earned thereon prior to expenditure of the Grant by Grantee should be expended for no other purpose(s) without the express, written approval of the Grantor. If the Grant is not expended for the purposes outlined above by the date agreed upon in the grant contract, the unexpended portion of the Grant shall be returned to the Grantor.
  3. Grantee agrees to submit reports to the Grantor on the expenditure of the Grant.  Such reports shall be submitted in accordance with the schedule agreed upon in the grant contract.
  4. Grantee specifically agrees that no part of the Grant will be used to fund terrorism, carry on propaganda, influence legislation, influence the outcome of any specific public election, or carry on, directly or indirectly, any voter registration drive.
  5. Grantee agrees immediately to notify the Grantor, in writing, if (i) Grantee’s tax status is revoked or altered; (ii) Grantee has reasonable grounds to believe that its tax exempt status may be revoked or altered; or, (iii) Grantee has reason to believe that the Grant cannot be or continue to be expended for the specified purpose(s). In the event that Grantee loses its tax exempt status before all funds under the Grant are dispersed, all obligations of the Grantor hereunder will terminate effective with the date of the loss of tax exempt status.
  6. Grantee will cooperate with the Grantor in supplying additional information or in complying with any procedures which might be required by any governmental agency in order for the Grantor to establish the fact that it has observed all requirements of the law with respect to the Grant.
  7. The Grantor retains the right to release information regarding the Grant to any public media. Except as specifically addressed in a letter or memorandum furnished by the Grantor, press releases and other public statements referring to the Grantor or the Grant must be submitted to the Grantor for approval. Grantee agrees to forward to the Grantor copies of any news releases, published materials, or media articles mentioning the Grant which come to Grantee’s notice or attention.
  8. The Grantor may monitor and conduct an evaluation of operations under the Grant, which may include a visit from Grantor personnel to observe Grantee’s program, discuss the program with Grantee’s personnel and review financial and other records and materials connected with the activities financed by the Grant.
  9. The Grant is conditional upon Grantee’s acceptance of the terms and conditions set forth in the grant contract. The signature on the grant contract of the persons authorized to make legal contracts for Grantee will represent Grantee’s acceptance of the Grant and agreement to comply with the stated terms and conditions.
  10. Grantee shall not assign its rights nor delegate its duties or obligations arising under the Grant Contract, in whole or in part, by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the Grantor.
  11. The Grant Contract shall inure to the benefit of and be binding upon the parties hereto and their respective representatives, successors and permitted assigns.
  12. The Grant Contract may be modified or amended only by a writing signed by both the Grantor and Grantee.
  13. The laws of the State of Washington, without giving effect to conflict of laws provisions, shall govern the validity, construction, and performance of the Grant Contract.
  14. If any provision of the Grant Contract is held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the balance of the Grant Contract shall remain in full force and effect and the Grant Contract shall be construed in all respects as if such invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision were omitted.  If any provision is inapplicable to any person or circumstance, it shall nevertheless remain applicable to all other persons and circumstances.
  15. The Grant Contract is the entire agreement among the parties relating to the Grant and supersedes all previous negotiations, commitments, writings and understandings between the parties concerning the Grant.
  16. No failure or delay by a party in exercising any right or remedy under the Grant Contract will waive any provision of the Grant Contract.  Nor will any single or partial exercise by a party of any right or remedy under the Grant Contract preclude it from otherwise or further exercising any rights or remedies which it may have, or any other rights or remedies granted by any law or any related document.

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