Causality Brand Grant Spring/Summer 2011 awards

We received an overwhelming 166 qualifying grant applications for the Causality Brand Grant Spring/Summer 2011 cycle. Each and every organization was simply amazing and we wish we could be of service to all.

We are pleased to announce the following grant awards:

The Full grant recipients are:
Tiny Diamond Earrings
Hope Luncheon
Pemaquid Watershed Association
Redeeming Soles

The Matching grant recipients are:
Coalition for the Homeless of Houston-Harris County
Dreams R Us
Family & Children’s Council of Black Hawk County
Florida Certified Organic Growers
Forever Jordan Foundation
Low Vision Resource Center
Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque
Washington Homeownership Resource Center
Positive Perspective Mentors & Educational Services
The Society for the Increase of the Ministry
Solar San Antonio
St. Paul’s Episcopal Montessori School

All grant awards are conditioned upon a mutually agreeable scope of work and timeline.

All applicants will receive an individual email during the week of July 18th to further explain their application status:

• Grant recipients will receive details on next steps.

• Applicants not awarded a grant will receive details on how to get application feedback and the option to pursue matching service grants based on availability.

The next grant application cycle will launch in September, to automatically receive the application by email be sure you have opted in at

Thanks to all who applied!


Causality Brand Grant Winter grant announcement

Thanks to everyone for your patience and understanding as we reviewed the Causality Brand Grant Winter applications—we received an unprecedented 115 applications, all from very worthy and impressive organizations. We are also able to award an unprecedented number of grants. We are pleased to offer Full and Matching services grants the following organizations:

Full Grants
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Washington
Community Voice Mail National
Families & Friends of Missing Persons & Violent Crime Victims
Pike Market Senior Center/Downtown Food Bank
Sea Scavenger Conservancy
Talking Talons Youth Leadership

Matching Grants:
Allied Arts of Whatcom County
Boys and Girls Clubs of Whatcom County
Cancer Care Services
Cup of Change
Eastside Baby Corner
Explorations Academy Online
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center
Imagine NW!
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center
New Horizons Ministries
OSPREY Village
Village Community Services

These grant awards are conditioned upon a mutually agreeable scope of work and executed client agreement.

An individual email will go out to each and every applicant tomorrow, April 5 to formally award the grants and to notify those not chosen this grant cycle. Grant recipients will receive details on next steps for accepting the grant and how to proceed.Those not chosen this grant cycle will receive details on their status during evaluation, getting application feedback and what remaining capacity we may have regarding the matching service grants.

Thanks to all who applied!


Causality Brand Grant – Winter 2011 cycle is open!

Whether you’ve been shoveling snow after a blizzard, scraping ice off your car windows or just enjoying a latté by the fireplace—there’s no doubt it’s still winter. But there’s no reason to let the cold get to you—it means it’s time for our Winter grant cycle!

The Causality Brand Grant Winter 2011 grant cycle is now open! Causality will select a minimum of three of organizations to receive full or matching service grants, valued at $1,000 – $35,000 or more that can be applied towards brand marketing and fundraising communications services to be performed by Causality. We awarded a record number of grants during the Fall 2010 cycle! Fall grantees include iSanctuary, Queens Council on the Arts, Faith in Action, NW Furniture Bank, Mentoring Matters, New Jersey Audubon, Knox Parks Foundation and Path With Art.

The Causality Brand Grant is available for a broad range of organizations and causes that contribute to the greater good including 501(c)(3) nonprofits, social enterprises, education, faith-based and other “mission-driven” organizations including start-up nonprofits who have not yet filed for 501(c)(3) status.

A Causality Brand Grant may be used for:

• Brand strategy
• Name development
• Brand/logo design and development
• Message development (tagline, elevator speech, key messages)
• Event branding
• Marketing / Fundraising materials: appeal/annual fund/capital campaign/major gift
• Web site design and development with functional tools and SEO e-marketing/social media tools
• Publications: magazines, newsletters, e-newsletters, annual reports

Questions? Detailed answers to frequently asked questions are available in a simple FAQ format on our web site at

Visit to download the grant application pdf or email Terri Gaines at for more information. If you work with multiple organizations or know others who may benefit from this opportunity, please feel free to share this information.


The Causality Brand Grants have been awarded!

Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for the Causality Brand Grant—your interest in our service grant program has been overwhelming! We apologize for the extended time taken for the evaluation process—we received more applications than expected and needed more time than expected to reach a decision on the grant awards. We thank everyone who participated for their patience.

All of our applicants had extremely worthy missions and we wish we could award services grants to all—unfortunately we could only select one full grant recipient. Additionally, we selected three matching grant recipients.

Congratulations to our Full Grant recipient:
Humane Society of Central Texas

Congratulations to our Matching Grant recipients:
Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA)
Green Industry Alliance (GIA)
Puget SoundOff

NOTE: We did not award all matching grants so if you wish to be considered for a matching grant, please contact me directly at 888-999-5592 x107 or by email at You will NOT need to submit a new grant application.

Applications for our Fall granting period are now available upon request at

We encourage past applications to reapply—please contact me for instructions!


Causality Brand Grant update

Grant Announcements

Thank you to everyone who has submitted an application for the Causality Brand Grant—your interest in our program has been overwhelming!

Given the tremendous number of grant applications received we have been unable to complete the review in time to announce our full grant recipient by July 1, 2010.

Finalists have been selected and forwarded to our advisory committee and applications will be reviewed after the July 4th holiday. We expect to finalize the full grant award on or before July 16, 2010. Additional matching grants may be awarded at that time, as well.

Congratulations to our Matching Grant recipients:
Child Advocates San Antonio (CASA)
Green Industry Alliance (GIA)
Puget SoundOff

The application process for our next round of grants will begin August 1, 2010.