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Ladies Initiating Giving - An Honored Tradition (LiGHT)

Grants to Wells County, Indiana Nonprofits, Groups,
and Individuals to Benefit Women and Children

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Wells County Foundation

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Grants ranging from $100 to $2,500 to Wells County, Indiana nonprofit organizations, groups, and individuals to enhance the quality of life for women and children in the local community. This program supports the education, enlightenment, and encouragement of women and youth residing in Wells County.

The number of individuals affected by the grant award should be considered.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 129702

Estimated Size of Grant:

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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

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

All grant applications submitted for consideration through LiGHT must comply with the eligibility criteria established for the Foundation’s competitive, unrestricted grant process.

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.

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:

Submission deadline is September 27, 2019.

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 28th.

Guidelines and Application:

Contact Information:

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

The Wells County Foundation, Inc
360 North Main Street, Suite C
Bluffton, IN 46714

P: 260-824-8620
F: 260-824-3981

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Wells County