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SPARK GRANTS

Do you need a little help but you're not sure where to go? You've got us! The Spark Grants are awarded each quarter (four per year) to individuals seeking stabilizing, supportive, or unique funds. What does this mean? The Spark Grant is a grant that assists individuals in getting out of sticky situations, completing personal growth projects, advancing one’s career - and so much more! Spark Grants can be a maximum of $2,500.

All applications will be reviewed by the Dream Warriors Foundation Grant Selection Committee consisting of nine local advisors. Have questions for applying? Reach out to us on our Contact Us Page.

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years or older to apply
  • Valid Driver's License or ID
  • Individuals must reside in the following counties: Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett.
  • Must identify as women, femme-identifying, or non-binary 

Applicants may apply quarterly. Due to the launch of the Dream Warriors Foundation being in the Spring of 2018, the 2018 Spark Grant Cycle will only happen three times: summer, fall, winter. Fifty percent of all funding will be awarded to persons of color. 

SUMMER 2018 APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED

We will be contacting applicants no later than June 20, 2018

SPRING 2018 APPLICATION COMING SOON


ANNUAL BIG IDEA GRANT

Do you have a big idea that you're not quite sure how to get started? We're here to help! The annual Big Idea Grant is awarded to qualified individuals or groups seeking startup funds for new ventures in the Metro Atlanta area. In addition to the $15,000 startup funds, recipients of the Big Idea Grant will also receive mentorship, marketing support, and networking to ensure a well-rounded, sustainable and successful startup.

All applications will be reviewed by the Dream Warriors Foundation Grant Selection Committee consisting of nine local advisors. Have questions for applying? Reach out to us on our Contact Us Page.

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years or older to apply
  • Valid Driver's License or ID
  • Ideas must be headquartered and operating in one of the following counties: Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett.
  • Ideas must be 50% women, femme-identifying, or non-binary owned. 
  • Ventures applying as a group may only fill out one application per venture.

Applicants may apply annually. The Big Idea Grants are awarded annually to one individual or one group of individuals. Since it is part of our mission to provide accessibility to all, fifty percent of our funds will go towards persons of color. The annual Big Idea Grant is guaranteed to be awarded to a person of color every other year. 

APPLICATION & REQUIREMENTS COMING SUMMER 2018