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Grants to Indiana Organizations and Groups for
Programs that Benefit Children, Youth, and Women

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The Wells County Foundation

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Indiana organizations and groups in eligible regions for programs that benefit local children, youth, and women. The purpose of the funding is to increase opportunities for education, encouragement, and enlightenment. Eligible programs are those that benefit women and children in Wells County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 129702

Estimated Size of Grant:

LiGHT will be accepting grant applications ranging from $100 to $2,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants may be individuals (endorsed by an organization), groups, or organizations.

Excluded from Grant Funding:
- Organizations who received the full amount requested in the immediate past year from LiGHT;
- Awards to make up operating deficits, post-event or after-the-fact situations;
- Awards to support special fundraising events, including endowment campaigns; and
- Awards to profit-making enterprises and/or projects for personal gain.
- Organizations for religious or sectarian purposes
- Capital projects and campaigns
- For any propaganda, political or otherwise, attempting to influence legislation or intervene in any political affairs or campaigns

Requests for support of projects presented by religious or faith-based groups may be considered if a general, broad-based community need is being met and the project does not promote the teachings or doctrine of a particular church or religious organization. No grants will be made to any political organization or to support attempts to influence the legislation of any governing body other than through making available to the community at large the results of non-partisan analysis, study and/or research.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for submission of grants is: September 10, 2021.

All grants applications will be reviewed by the LiGHT Steering Committee. All grant applications meeting the guidelines will be presented to the membership for consideration and voting at the Fall meeting. In the event there is a large volume of requests, the Steering Committee may narrow the requests into finalists for the membership to vote upon in the fall.

Grant recipients will be notified after the LiGHT Fall meeting.

Contact Information:

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

Please contact the Wells County Foundation, at 260-824-8620 or email at if you have any questions.

Submit applications to:
The Wells County Foundation, Inc.
222 West Market Street
Bluffton, IN 46714

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