We have moved the minigrant application materials to https://trythiswv.org/minigrants. Check it out!
Project by project, we can create healthier communities … and have fun doing it!
COVID19 cancelled the 2020 conference, but not the minigrants!
Try This awarded 31 minigrants in 2020!
Next opportunity: June 2021. Time to plan!
Applications will open on April 21.
All application information and links
have been moved to https://trythiswv.org/minigrants
Here are the project lists, sorted by counties!
Get ideas from what they did. Find people you can consult with!
Each project is carried out by a team of people who represent at least three organizations in their community. All projects use the Try This funding as seed money to leverage other funds, community contributions, and volunteers.
There is also an online version of the Try This checklist (part of the application).
For easiest submission, do the Word version first, then transfer answers to the online version.
> The application form will ask you to supply 3 – 5 SMARTgoals for your project. If you aren’t sure what that is, here’s a helpful tutorial and link to a great SMARTgoals video.
> And here is a handy freestanding version of the budget sheet that you can use to work out your budget before pasting it into the online form.
> For a detailed overview, read this basic info: How you can build a team and apply. You can download this sheet to your computer to read.
How are applications scored?
What is the Try This Checklist?
The Checklist helps you look at what’s already been done in your community and choose priority projects. You can download it to your computer and fill it out with your team.
The checklist does the most good if your group fills it out and discusses it together. It MUST be completed and submitted with the application. Transfer your answers to the online version for easy submissi
What are the reporting requirements?
Here are the PDF versions of the minigrant application / reporting forms. Take a look. It’s not hard if you keep up your statistics as you go along.
Important! You will not be able to save and return to your report if you do it on the Try This site. You also can’t edit the report once saved. So we recommend downloading a digital version of the mid-year and final report forms so you can work on them at your leisure.
When you’re finished and satisfied with your report, copy and paste it into the online version. If you have not received a link for this please contact email@example.com