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Request For Resource Proposal 

Resource Proposal Overview

D.R.E.W. Projects provide material resources (not funding) to help small non-profit organizations to implement community projects in their neighborhoods. These projects must align with one or more D.R.E.W. Projects Initiatives. Resources are made possible through fundraising, donations, and not grants. 


We will announce open dates to apply for the biannual Resource Request Proposals on this page. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the next release schedule.

Who We Award

  • Small non-profit organizations (within the U.S.) with an annual operations budget of $100K or less

  • 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that are not classified as private foundations, and recognized and in good standing with the IRS for a minimum two years.

  • Share D.R.E.W. Values: Accountability, Commitment, Teamwork, Integrity, Open-minded, and Neighborly.

  • Community projects align with one or more D.R.E.W. Projects Initiatives: Women's Health, Women & Girls, Civic Engagement, Education, Leadership, Social Enterprise, Arts & Humanities, and Entrepreneurship.

Who We Do Not Award

  • Individuals

  • Non-profit organizations with an annual operations budget exceeding $100K

  • U.S. non-profit organizations not in good standing with the IRS 

  • Global non-profit organizations (seek partnership opportunities)

  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status

  • Organizations that require membership in a certain religion or that advance a particular religious faith

  • Political campaigns, voter registration drives, or lobbying for a specific legislation

Resource Request Proposal Process

What to Expect

  • Web announcement of Resource Request Proposal (RRP) open submission period

  • Organizations submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) at 

  • D.R.E.W. Projects Board Members review all Letter of Intent received after the submission period has closed

  • Selected organizations receive an email invitation to complete the RRP

    • All requests for resources must include a completed Resource Request Proposal, copy of IRS Determination Letter, and a sign Conflict of Interest.

  • Once RRP's are received, please allow 6 to 8 weeks for final review and awards.

  • Award notices are sent via email attached with documentation requiring signatures from the executive director(s).


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D.R.E.W. Projects, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization