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Greater Carlisle Community Foundation (GCCF) Grant

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Programs
and Capital Projects to Benefit Communities in Eligible Regions

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Greater Carlisle Community Foundation (GCCF)

Deadline Date:

03/01/21 5:00 PM Postmarked, hand-delivered; 11:59 PM for online applications.


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Grants of up to $500 to Iowa nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for programs and capital projects to benefit local communities in eligible regions. Funding areas of focus include arts and culture, environment, health and human services, education, and community betterment. Eligible projects must take place in or directly serve the residents of the Carlisle Iowa School District.

Projects should fall under one of two types: 

  • Capital-Based: request refers to the building of or the physical improvement or a project that helps maintain or improve an asset, such as equipment, new construction, renovation or replacement.
  • Program-Based: request refers to activities or general programmatic support, such as purchase of education materials or items needed to support a program or service.

Applications should fall under one of these focus areas:

  • Arts/Culture/Humanities – Museums, historic preservation, exhibits
  • Education – Schools (all ages), adult Learning Programs
  • Environment/Animals – Environmental protection, beautification, animal-Related Issues
  • Health – General public health, rehabilitative, mental
  • Human Services – Public Protection and safety, recreation, youth Development (other than educations) food insecurity, general human services
  • Community and Economic Development  Community improvement and development, volunteerism, capacity-building, tourism, civil rights

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 132652

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Grant amounts awarded by GCCF are dependent upon the allocation of funds available to GCCF each fiscal year.
- Finishing dollar award amounts range from $250 to $500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Your application will be considered if the following criteria are met:
- The project is in the Carlisle Iowa School District, or directly serves these residents.
- The applying organization is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization or 170 (b) unit of government (city, county or school.
- If the applying organization is not a 501(c)3 or 170(b), a fiscal sponsor has agreed to be legally and financially responsible. (The fiscal sponsor must be a 501(c)3 or 170(b).

Awards will not be made for general operating expenses, for politically sensitive or religious purposes, debt relief or budget deficits, salaries or labor, office rent, utilities, festivals or onetime events, consumable items, fundraising or endowments. Grant funds may not be used for items or services purchased before the grant is awarded, nor for items or services not listed in the project budget.

Pre-proposal Conference:

There will be no grant workshop this year due to COVID-19.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications are due March 1st at the Carlisle City Hall.

Applications may be submitted online, mailed, or hand-delivered, as follows:
- Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 P.M. on Monday, March 1, 2021.
- Hard copy applications must be postmarked by 5 P.M. Monday, March 1, 2021 OR Dropped off at the Carlisle City Hall by 5 P.M. Monday, March 1, 2021.

Applications are not accepted via e-mail.

Applicants are advised to carefully read the Project Budget Worksheet instructions before submitting your application:

About the Foundation:

For budget and application forms and instructions:

Contact Information:

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

To apply online:

To mail or hand-deliver applications, submit to the following addresses:

By mail:
Greater Carlisle Community Foundation
P.O. Box 430
Carlisle, IA 50047

By hand delivery:
Carlisle City Hall
195 N 1st Street
Carlisle, IA

For questions:
Pat Brehse
Phone: (515) 419-2383

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Carlisle Iowa School District

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