Online Grant Interface Scholarship Hub Fund Holder Portal

Grants for non-profits


September 2023 Grant Distribution Meeting:
Deadline for Application August 26th, 2023.

May 2023 Grant Distribution Meeting:

To apply for a grant click “Log in” in the top right corner to navigate to our Online Grant Interface.

Requirements & Regulations

The Mount Dora Community Trust provides grants to assist with various needs important to our community. Regardless of type, all grants must adhere to the following guidelines:

  1. The organization must operate within Lake County.
  2. Funds received must be used in Lake County – focused on the Mount Dora Area.
  3. The organization must have a general membership, which is open to all segments of the community. Apolitical and not religion specified.
  4. The organization should be charitable-minded.
  5. The organization should have proven its effectiveness and have a broad base of community support.
  6. All requests must be authorized by the organization potentially receiving the grant, and that organization must agree to report on the use of any grant funds received.
  7. All requests from local schools must be authorized by the current Principal.
  8. Any request that benefits a city or county-owned facility or asset must be approved by the appropriate official manager.
  9. Only one request per twelve (12) months, per organization is accepted for consideration.
  10. If your organization has received a grant each year for three consecutive years, we ask you sit out the following year’s three grant cycles.

    How to Get Started

    Please click the link below, create an account, and submit your application. You will be contacted with any further inquiries on your request by our Grant Manager, and notified by phone and e-mail if you have been approved, after our Committee meeting.

    Online Grant Interface

    Navigating Our Application System

    See below for a video tutorial to help navigate our application system: