MALIBU — The city is now accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 General Fund Grant Program, which provides funding to non-profit organizations that are located in Malibu and benefit the community.


The application can be accessed at and must be submitted by Monday, March 31 at 5:00 p.m. and will be reviewed in late April or May by the City Council Administration and Finance Subcommittee. In June, the subcommittee will submit its recommendations to the City Council during the Budget process.


“The subcommittee asks for a description of each applicant’s organization, including organizational structure and geographical location,” said Miriam Woodrow, Human Resources Analyst, to Canyon News. “Applicants must identify in measurable terms the desired outcomes, benefits of the project and specific needs that their project is designed to meet.”


Applicants must also describe how their project will be conducted and how long they will monitor and evaluate it. Required documentation includes the application itself, verification of IRS non-profit status, a recent financial statement, a current board of directors list, articles of incorporation and bylaws, organizational chart and any promotional materials.