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LiGHT Grant

Grants to Indiana Organizations and Groups
to Benefit Children, Youth, and Women

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Wells County Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/11/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Indiana organizations and groups in eligible locations to benefit local children, youth, and women. Proposals should offer opportunities for education, encouragement, and enlightenment. The purpose of this program is to improve the quality of life for children, youth, and women in Wells County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 129702

Estimated Size of Grant:

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

Term of Contract:

In general, the Foundation does not award multi-year grants.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications 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
- Make-up of operating deficits, post-event or after-the-fact situations
- 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.

The Foundation operates without discrimination as to race, national origin, religion, gender, gender preference, age, or disability or that perceived as a disability in the consideration of grant requests. Likewise, grants will be awarded only to those organizations operating without the aforementioned discriminations.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for submission of grants is: September 11, 2020.

All grant applications will be screened by the Foundation staff for eligibility and reviewed by the LiGHT steering committee. The steering committee will present all eligible grant applications for membership consideration and voting at the fall meeting on Monday, October 12th.

Guidelines: http://www.wellscountyfound.org/GrantGuidelines.html

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 wellscountyfound@wellscountyfound.org if you have any questions.

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

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