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Decatur County Community Foundation

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Grants of up to $25,000 are available for non-profit organizations that provide a wide range of new and innovative projects or programs (including start-ups) that address community needs and make a significant impact within the community. Priority for funding will be given to (a) projects for which Foundation funds can be used as match, seed money or challenge grant funding from other donors, and (b) projects which act as a catalyst for action and community participation.

The Foundation places lower priority towards requests in the following areas:
• Individual and team travel expenses
• Individuals, except in the forms of scholarships
• Multi-year or long term funding
• Funds for the creation of an endowment
• Programs that fall appropriately under government funding
• Annual appeals
• Projects considered part of the school curriculum
• Attendance to conferences, seminars or other projects
• Annual campaigns
• Projects where the DCCF is the sole funder
• Advertising

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127489

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $25,000


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation will typically not fund:

• Political activities
• Make-up operating deficits
• Post event or after the fact situations
• Ongoing operating expenses
• Debt reduction
• Religious organizations for religious purposes

Pre-Application Information:

The Letter of Intent will be reviewed and grant applications will be forwarded to qualifying organizations. See attached files for Letter of Intent.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Any organization is encouraged to call the DCCF staff with questions. The Decatur County Community Foundation is located at 101 East Main Street. Contact Sharon Hollowell by phone at (812) 662-6364 or by email at

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana