Monterey Institute students must complete the online application form to feature their project on MontereySTART. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Incomplete applications will not be considered and will be returned to candidates.
Once an application is received, a MontereySTART committee consisting of staff, faculty, and alumni will review the project and make a decision. If the project is accepted, the student(s) will meet with assigned advisors who will help build the project’s website and plan the solicitation and donor stewardship schedules. Funds will be distributed through a reimbursement process when the project is fully funded or in some cases in increments, depending on amount and frequency of funds raised.
MontereySTART participants must:
Projects that do not fulfill these requirements are subject to removal from the MontereySTART site as determined by the MontereySTART committee.
***Once your project is funded, the money will be released to you through a reimbursement process. In most cases, you will be expected to submit receipts for project expenses in order to receive your MontereySTART funds.