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Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Projects to Improve the Quality of Life for Residents in Eligible Communities

Foundation for the Enhancement of Mitchell County (FEMC) Grant

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines - Foundation for the Enhancement of Mitchell County (FEMC)


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #135924

Grant Description

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Iowa nonprofit organizations and government entities to enhance the quality of life in eligible communities. Funding may be used for operating costs, capital projects, activities, and general programmatic support in the focus areas of environmental quality, life learning, health and fitness, and community development. Projects must benefit the residents of Mitchell County.

The FEMC looks for projects that address significant community issues; present innovative, creative, and practical proposals which build on community strengths; develop the leadership potential of the community; involve the people served in the planning and implementation of the program; provide a plan for sustainability beyond the funding period; and capital projects that impact a significant number of county residents.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility to Apply for Funding:
- Tax exempt, non-profit entities classified by the IRS as 501(c) (3) or a 170 (b) governmental entity
- If not 501(c) (3), NON PROFIT organization must have a fiscal sponsor who will be legally & financially responsible

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: Due by 4:00 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 7, 2022

All grant requests over $1,000 must leverage at least 25% of request. Community based daycares, school foundations, and libraries are exempted from this requirement.

One application is allowed per organization.

More information: https://www.mcedciowa.com/financial-resources?fbclid=IwAR1HBqMrXNOWW1Iy3akW7DCGGKfh1yWMugHtSqXr8kzcr53dBh2JdORybeQ

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant request maximum is $10,000.

Contact Information:

Deliver completed application to:
FEMC
212 South 5th Street
Osage, IA 50461

Affiliate Grant Application Contact Information:
FEMC
PO Box 306
212 South 5th Street
Osage, IA 50461
641.732.4790
mcedc@osage.net

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