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2018-19 Grant Application Instructions

  • Before applying for a grant from the Denton Benefit League, review the DBL Grant Policy. This policy describes the qualifications, requirements, types of grant requests accepted, and the application process.
  • Information sessions will not be held this year. Please review our Grant Training Presentation for all applicants. This presentation is the information covered in the previous year’s information sessions. Any questions not answered by the presentation can be addressed to us. All questions can be sent to the committee by emailing
  • When completing the application form, enter responses in the spaces provided. Download the Application Form here.
  • Grant applications, including all attachments, must be submitted electronically to by September 22, 2018. In addition, one copy of the application only must be mailed, with a postmark no later than September 22, 2018, to Phyllis Kessel, Chair, Grant Allocations Committee, Denton Benefit League, P.O. Box 2938, Denton, TX 76202-2938.
  • Electronically submitted information must be in pdf format in zip files. The financial attachments (D and E) must be one submittal, and all other files must be in a second zip file.
  • Each organization that submits a grant and meets the qualifications noted in Section III and the requirements listed in Section VI of the Grant Policy will be scheduled for a mandatory interview with the Grant Allocations Committee. The interviews will be held on October 25 and 26, 2018 at the Cumberland Presbyterian Children’s Home, 1304 Bernard St., Denton. The organization will be notified of its interview time in early October and must confirm the appointment as specified in that notice. Two representatives of the organization, one of whom is an officer of the Board of Directors or a department head, participate in the 10 minute interview.
  • Organizations are notified as to grant decisions following the November DBL general meeting.