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Lawrence Township Community Foundation Grants

Grants to Lawrence Township, New Jersey Nonprofits for Arts,
Community, Health, Environment, and Youth Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Lawrence Township Community Foundation (LTCF)

Deadline Date:

10/15/18

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to New Jersey nonprofit organizations to enhance the lives of Lawrence Township residents. Programs may fall in the areas of community development, youth, health, wellness, and seniors, arts and humanities, emergency support, and sustainability and environment.

Priority will be given to projects that meet new, emerging needs in Lawrence Township, rather than underwriting expenses in annual operating budgets.

Lawrence Township Community Foundation offers grants to nonprofit organizations based in Lawrence Township in the following categories:

Art and Humanities
Arts and culture are integral parts of any community. Grants from LTCF help provide programs to educate, entertain, and uplift residents and visitors to the community.

Health, Wellness, and Seniors
LTCF is committed to supporting the health and wellness of local residents. LTCF grants ensure availability of support programs to community members in need.

Community Development and Enrichment
Lawrence Township is an ever-growing community, full of diverse needs and opportunities. LTCF grants help address community concerns and enrich residents’ lives.

Sustainability and Environment
LTCF Communication Conversations highlighted our residents’ desire to more effectively manage resources and protect the environment for future generations. LTCF grants promote programs and training to allow all to live greener lives.

Youth Programs
LTCF grants support programs for the youngest residents that are primarily not funded through the school system and the educational foundation.

Emergency Support
LTCF grants provide funding for support programs for residents with immediate needs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 139894

Estimated Size of Grant:

A grant request can be submitted for any amount up to $5,000. A specific project will not receive more than $5,000 in one calendar year. Organizations may submit an application in the next grant cycle but it must be for a new project.

In most cases, grant awards do not exceed $10,000 in a calendar year to any one organization. However, the Foundation reserves the right to make exceptions, when in its judgment, the needs of the Township and the services provided by the grant recipient are particularly strong.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any nonprofit organization that is based in Lawrence Township and that broadly serves the residents of Lawrence Township and enhances community life is eligible to submit a grant request.

Every grant requesting organization must certify its classification as a 501(c)(3) organization as designated by the Internal Revenue Service.

At this time, the Foundation will not be funding:
-Building renovations, new facility construction, capital expenses
-Dinners, galas, or other ticketed events
-Endowments
-Individuals for any purpose
-Political lobbying activities or other political purposes
-Projects for religious purposes
-Programs fundable under the guidelines of the Lawrence Township Education Foundation or otherwise within the purview of the Lawrence Township Public Schools

Pre-Application Information:

A grant request for the spring cycle must be submitted by March 15 and for the fall grant cycle by October 15. Decisions will be made on the spring grant requests by May 1 and on fall grant requests by December 1.

Funding will be made available to successful applicants approximately 15 days later at a grant award ceremony at a local nonprofit location.

Please feel free to contact a grant buddy, or any member of the Foundation for grant assistance.

Funding areas and previous projects:
http://www.ltcfnj.org/grant-recipients-1/

Contact Information:

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

Submit applications to the following address:
Lawrence Township Community Foundation
PO Box 6707
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Email: ltcfnj@gmail.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey: Lawrence Township