HRC Grants in Aid

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2020-21 GIA Cycle!

 Applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 31st, 2020.

The City's Grants in Aid (GIA) program provides financial support to non-profit organizations that promote the economic and social well-being of the citizens of San Luis Obispo.

**2020-21 HRC GIA Application**

The main funding priority for this cycle year is: homeless prevention including affordable and alternative housing, supportive services and transitional housing.

Other important funding priorities (not ranked) include:

  • Hunger and malnutrition prevention,
  • Supportive physical and mental health services for those in need,
  • Services for seniors and/or people with disabilities in need,
  • Supportive and developmental services for children and youth in need.

Important dates and information on the application review process can be found via the 2020-21 Grant Timeline.  Please contact Cara Vereschagin at or (805) 781-7596 with questions. 

The Human Relations Commission is always looking for organizations taking new, creative approaches to solving the largest health & human service needs in our community.  They look forward to reviewing your application!!


Other Useful Resources:

Sample Contract

Sample Budget

HRC Bylaws

Mid-Year Report Template

Year-End Report Template