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CT3 Impact Grant 2021

As a part of our 2020 Juneteenth Commitment, CT3 is awarding up to $100,000 in grant dollars to organizations that are located in the Jackson, Mississippi area and engage Jackson Public School students. The purpose of the award(s) is to support non-profit organization(s) that elevate and celebrate the student voices in JPS. Grant(s) will be awarded to organizations with clear vision and purpose for supporting the students in JPS.

Invitation to Apply

We encourage any not-for-profit organization serving Jackson Public Schools that works to directly celebrate and elevate student voice to apply for a grant of $10,000 – $50,000.  While not limited to, elevating and celebrating student voice might come through writing, the arts, spoken word, debate, etc.

Application Timeline

Application Released Nov. 1, 2021
Applications Due Dec. 10, 2021
Applications Reviewed Week of
Dec. 13, 2021
Additional Requests Made of Applicants
(if necessary)
Dec. 15, 2021
Additional Requests Submitted Jan. 5, 2022
Final Review Week of
Jan. 10, 2022
Awards Announced (in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday) Jan. 17, 2022
Funds Made Available Feb. 1, 2021

To Apply

  1. Gather necessary information. Because of the extent of information required in the application form, we recommend you download this template to gather the necessary information, then copy and paste the responses into the form when ready.
  2. Fill in and submit the application form. Please note that only proposals submitted through the electronic application form will be considered.