2017/2018 Calendar 

November 1    New Cabinet and committee members take office

November 2    Cabinet Meeting

December       No Cabinet Meeting

December 11  Wickline Scholarship Application Released 

January 4       Cabinet Meeting/2018 Budget Review and Approval

January 4      2018 RFP Released

January 10     Grant Applicant Workshop

January 26     Inspiration and Impact Grant Proposals Due by 5PM

January 29     Applications to Grants Committee for Scoring 

February       Site Visits of 2017 Focus Grant Recipients 

February 2    Cabinet Meeting

February 15  Grants Committee Meets to Finalize Ballot

February 15  Ballot Slate to Cabinet 

February 19   Notifications to Ballot Finalist/Inspiration Grants to Prepare Presentation 

March 1        Cabinet Meeting

March 7        All Memberships Paid Through March 7 will receive a 2018 Grant Ballot

March 8        Ballot Showcase Event! (Formerly Community Needs Forum)

March 8        Ballot to Membership (immediately following Ballot Showcase)

March 9       Wickline Scholarship Applications Due Before 5 PM

March 29     Last Day for Members to Vote 

April 5        Site Visit Reports Due to Cabinet 

April 5        Cabinet Retreat

April 9       Notification Emails/Letters to Wickline Scholars 

April 16     Ballot Results to WFED Cabinet and EDCF Board for Approval 

April 18      Notification Letters/ Emails sent to Grant Recipients

April 23     Grant Recipients Announced to Membership

May 3        Grants Gala                                                                                                                         El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Forni Building

May 10      Cabinet Meeting

June 7        Cabinet Meeting

July            No Cabinet Meeting

August/September    Membership Focus Group (biannually 2018)

August 2       Cabinet Meeting

September 6   Cabinet Meeting

October 4    Annual Celebration Event
                    El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Forni Building

October 11    Cabinet Meeting