Welfare

Lewis Community Spouses’ Club
Welfare Program Guidelines

General Information

The Welfare Program has been established to receive and review welfare requests.  A Chairperson appointed by the President to disburse philanthropic funds designated as welfare funds chairs this committee.

Eligibility:

Non-profit or private organizations, local and national, are eligible for LCSC welfare funds.

Application Procedure:

Requests for welfare contributions will be submitted in writing to the Welfare Chairperson.

Deadline for all applications will be announced later.

Email the completed form and cover letter to WELFARE or mail to:

Lewis Community Spouses’ Club ATTN: Welfare P.O. Box 33314 Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433.

Requests are considered confidential and will be kept on file for a period of one full year, after which time they will be destroyed.

Click here  to link to the announcement and 2014 application.

Publicity

The Publicity Chairperson through various media channels will disseminate information concerning the LCSC welfare program.

Notification Process

Notification of awards will take place in April 2013; the Welfare Committee will notify both recipients and applicants not selected in writing as to their status.

Disbursing of Funds

The Treasurer will issue checks for each approved welfare contribution to that organization. The checks will then be included in the letters of approval mailed by the Welfare Chairperson.

Requests by Recipients for Re-designation of Disbursed Welfare Funds

  1. Organizations that have received LCSC Welfare Funds in the past may request that the funds be spent on project(s) other than those, which were originally listed on the application.
  2. If applicable, the request for redesignation of funds should be made as soon as possible by the organization.
  3. The request must be sent to the current Welfare Chairperson and should include information on the original project, the amount granted to the organization for the project, the reason that the funds were not used for the originally specified project, and the new project for which the funds are to be used.
  4. The request will be presented to the board for consideration and approval, and to the membership for approval if required.

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