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Harrison County Community Foundation

Grants to Improve the Quality of Life
in Harrison County, Indiana

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Harrison County Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

01/15/13

Description:

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Grants are available for non-profits serving residents of Harrison County, Indiana for programs and projects that improve upon the quality of life in the region. Areas of focus in this grant opportunity include arts & culture, education, health and safety, human services, recreation, environment, government, historical preservation, and community projects.

The Foundation has no limit on the amount of funding requested. However, requests $200,000 or more are considered Signature Grants. Signature Grant requests will only be accepted between November 1 and December 15 to be considered for funding in the following calendar year.

The Foundation also provides other funding opportunities:

Partnership Grants may be applied for outside of the regular grant schedule. In order to be eligible grant applicants must demonstrate that the need in support of its mission is a special or unique opportunity requiring grant funding, outside of the Organization’s regular and recurring budgetary process.

Special Grants are also available to support Harrison County-serving not-for-profits with local matching funds. Request letters must arrive at the office prior to 4:00 pm on the Monday before the monthly Board of Directors meeting (typically, the first Monday of each month).

The following guidelines apply:

1. Special grants will only be considered if the funding desired is time-sensitive in nature.

2. Priority will be given to special grants that leverage external funding to support a project.


Emergency grants are awarded to respond to true emergency needs of the community or those that prevent an agency or program from carrying out primary functions or services, such as essential equipment repairs or disaster response services. Request letters must arrive at the HCCF office prior to 4:00 pm on the Monday before the monthly Board of Directors meeting (typically, the first Monday of each month).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 131208

Estimated Size of Grant:

Less than $20,000

Eligibility:

  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Contact Information:

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

Harrison County Community Foundation
PO Box 279 1523 Foundation Way
Corydon, Indiana 47112
Phone: (812) 738-6668
Fax: (812) 738-6864

Anna Curts
E-mail: annac@hccfindiana.org

Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana