Our Grant Program
The purpose of the Diamond Bar Community Foundation is to preserve, protect and enhance the quality of life for residents of Diamond Bar by establishing or funding programs that address the cultural, recreational and social needs of this community.
In this effort, the Diamond Bar Community Foundation will award grants for organizations that serve the Diamond Bar community and focus on the cultural, recreational or social needs of the community.
Grant amounts will vary with the maximum award being no more than $1,000 per year. Grants are not awarded to individuals, or for political lobbying, political campaign or voter registration purposes.
To Apply for a Grant
The grant applicant must complete the application and state the case for the request, including a description of the project, the dollar amount requested, the population served, the desired outcome and its relationship to the City of Diamond Bar.
At the end of each grant cycle (March and September) applicants will be notified in writing of the status of their application via US Mail or email.
If a grant is awarded, the Diamond Bar Community Foundation Treasurer will mail a check equal to the amount of the award within 30 days of the postmarked notification letter.
If the grant request is denied, the applicant will receive a notice of denial which will include a brief statement identifying the reason for denial.