Background

(1,800 character limit not including spaces) The information provided will be scored in terms of its contribution to setting context and its relationship to other questions. Out of 40 points, this section is worth 2 possible points.

  • Membership and community served. Include information on your membership and programs. For example, how many families in your synagogue or how many students? Do you host a pre-school? How many people use your facility every week, month or for special events/holidays? Think about the different audiences served by different programs (e.g., pre-school, seniors) and that sometimes the impact of your programs goes beyond the participant and includes the families. Numbers are important.
  • Symbolic value of the site(s) as a highly recognized national or historical institution that renders the site as a possible target of terrorism. Not every site has symbolic value. Symbolic value can result from a prominent building, location, leadership, organizational stature, membership or history.
  • Any role in responding to or recovering from terrorist attacks.

Responding to Disaster

Scoring. The information provided will be scored in terms of its contribution to setting context and its relationship to other questions. Out of 40 points, this section is worth 2 possible points. Reviewers are asked, "Did the applicant provide a description of their nonprofit organization to include:

  • Membership and community served;
  • Symbolic value of the site as a highly recognized national or historical institution that renders the site as a possible target of terrorism; and
  • Any role in responding to or recovering from terrorist attacks.

(You are limited to a maximum of 1,800 characters, not including spaces in this section.)

Check out how to answer other sections of the Investment Justification by clicking the index to the left.