project application process

identify your project

Start the process by identifying the project that you would like to request funding assistance from FOSER.  Then gather as many details about the project that you can in order to be prepared to complete the application.  This may include things such as, but not limited to:

  • Anticipated date of the project or event
  • Funds you have available already for the project or event
  • How much you are requesting from FOSER (Up to $5,000)
  • Total cost of the project or event
  • Quotes for material and/or labor costs
  • How the work will be performed
  • How the project or event will benefit your league or district
  • Details of the project or event such as diagrams, speakers, etc.

complete the application

Fully complete the application with as many details as possible.  The more clear and concise description is essential to our Review Committee's understanding of your request.  Package the application along with any supporting documentation and submit the package to FOSER prior to the end of the current funding cycle.

Completed application packages may be submitted in two ways:

  1. E-mail your request package to us at FOSER@FOSER.ORG.  When doing this, please put "Project Funding Request" in the subject line for faster routing to the Review Committee.
     
  2. If your package cannot be sent via e-mail, you may mail it to us at:
    FOSER
    P.O. Box 7557
    Warner Robins, GA  31095

If you have questions while completing the funding request application, contact a FOSER Board of Director member from your state or you can contact us directly.

Reviews and awards

Initial Review
After your Project Funding Request package is received, it will be reviewed by the FOSER Review Committee to ensure sufficient information has been provided.  The Review Committee with work with the contact listed on the application to get supplemental information to clarify or expand your application request.  It is critical that the contact person is available in a timely manner to support the review/award process.

Board of Directors Review
All Project Funding Request packages will be presented by the Review Committee to the FOSER Board of Directors for consideration.  Request received by end of the funding cycle will be included in the current project request cycle.  As quickly as possible, FOSER will let you know if your request cannot be supported at this time.

Award Process
All Project Funding Awards will be announced to the requester within a month after the close of the funding cylce.  The award will be formally delivered to the contact person listed on the application.  In this award, FOSER will clearly explain the details and conditions of the award that may include, but not limited to:

  • Invoices/Receipts
  • Photographs
  • Final Reports
  • Disbursement schedules
  • Amount of the FOSER award