Could you use $20,000 for your nonprofit?

Yeah, we thought so too.

Apply today for the Focus Magazine $20,000 Grant Contest for your chance to win the grand prize of agency services, advertising, and cold hard cash. We will be giving one lucky group a grand prize gift to help them with marketing, branding, advertising, events, and promotions over the next year. To be considered, apply online now.

 First, check out our contest rules.

Rules and guidelines

  1. The official application period is from July 4, 2019 12:00 AM to August 4, 2019. Finalists will be notified after verification of eligibility. Online voting period will be August 7, 2019 to August 14, 2019. Judging will take place on or around August 16, 2019. Announcement of winner August 23, 2019.

  2. No purchase necessary to enter or win and a purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

  3. Only one applicant per organization may apply and the applicant must be an official representative on the payroll.

  4. Independent owners/operators of any nonprofit must have a 501c3 status and be in good standing with local, state and federal agencies and have been in operation for at least one (1) year. 

  5. Organization must honor the mission, values, and vision of Focus Magazines and the Focus Center Foundation, and must submit your nondiscrimination policy effectively in place and enforced. Please visit to review our mission, values, and vision:

  6. Organization applying must operate within the coverage area of Memphis metro market area, specifically, Shelby County, TN.

  7. Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable, cannot be substituted, or sold. Grant award winner accepts the terms outlined in the Grant Award Agreement.

  8. Organization must complete the online application form and submit all required responses and documentation in order to be considered for the contest. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

  9. Employees and contractors of Focus® Magazines, Focus Center Foundation, Ray Rico Freelance® and its affiliated businesses are not eligible to participate.

Focus® Magazine $20,000 Grant Application

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