for filing applications shall be a minimum of 45 days prior
to the State Federation meeting. If circumstances do not allow
the review to be completed within 45 days, the applicant will
shall be sent to the committee chair, who will send copies to
other committee members for review. If a face to face meeting
of the committee is required for review, it will be determined
by committee to set the time & location. Requests shall
be reviewed in a timely manner to allow for submission to the
Federation at the next meeting.
Financial Assistance must follow the purposes of the Square
and Folk Dance Federation of Washington as outlined in the Articles
encouragement and enjoyment of folk dancing of all nations and
its related arts, and the promotion of a spirit of friendship.
2. To provide
for and conduct festivals in which all may participate.
3. To encourage
research in authentic dance forms and materials.
4. To assist
in the formation and development of folk dance groups where
such assistance is requested and desired.
5. To encourage
among folk dance groups mutual cooperation and exchange of dance
techniques, instructors and leaders.
6. To compile
and maintain a directory of all member groups that may be interested
in the purposes of this organization; sponsor training schools
for folk dance leaders; foster local state and national publicity
using all medium at the disposal of the Federation.
Forms and guidelines for grants and financial
assistance applications are available at (Federation
Grant Form) or by request to the committee chair. Grant
evaluation form. Revisions will be updated as needed.
financial assistance applications must provide all information
requirements as specified per IRS Form 990, Schedule I as follows:
& Address of Organization
Tax ID Number
Revenue Code Section (Classification (i.e. 501(c)(3)
of Grant Requested
of Grant Requested
assistance for funding of normal operational expenses (i.e.
hall rental or operation, caller/cuer fees) will not be considered.
will be required for proof of value of grant or financial assistance.
If the organization is not classified as 501(c)(3) with the
IRS, documentation will also be required as proof that the funds
are used accordingly. Documentation must also be provided as
proof that the organization is in good standing with the Federation,
the Washington Secretary of State and the IRS.
limits shall be on a case by case basis recommended by the committee
and approved by the Federation.
shall be notified of the date that their application will be
presented to the Federation for approval. If the application
is denied, the organization shall be notified of the reason(s)