Holly Jolly Shopping Spree is accepting submissions from local, charitable organizations to be selected as the beneficiary of funds raised from Holly Jolly Shopping Spree. The amount awarded is contingent on the net profit of the spree and annual operation expenses. Check presentation, photo, and press release will take place the following week.
Note: Amount awarded is no less than $5,000.
Applicant must meet the following criteria:
All proposals must be received via this website application by 11:59p on July 19, 2019.
Applicant must be operating within St. Johns County.
Applicant must be a charitable or non-profit corporation.
Funds must be used exclusively for a program that directly impacts, or is critical to, the success of the organization.
Applicant must be in good financial standing and have the appropriate organizational capabilities to receive and administer funds.
Applicant is willing to promote Holly Jolly Shopping Spree efforts to raise funds for the beneficiary.
Other factors to be considered:
Overall need for the program and how it will enhance the organization’s mission.
What is the number of people who would benefit from applicant’s program?
Selected organization/beneficiary must be willing to:
Provide volunteers the day of the spree (10 or more).
Partnership and beneficiary support is critical to the success of every Holly Jolly Shopping Spree event and is unique to the shopping spree and its supporters. This support includes, but is not limited to, the following:
event volunteers (check-in, raffle, and silent auction) wearing event t-shirt
encourage supporters to purchase tickets
promotion of the spree via social media (likes and shares) and distribution of print media (postcards)