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Dearborn Community Foundation County Progress Grant Program

Grants to Indiana Non-Profits & Others for Arts,
Youth, Education & More in Dearborn County

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Dearborn Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/04/14 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Dearborn County, Indiana non-profits and other organizations for charitable programs that serve and enhance the local community. Requests may be for programs within the scope of arts, culture, humanities, community, public benefit, education, environment, animal protection, human services, and youth activities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 140653

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000

Term of Contract:

Funding for one calendar year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Organizations serving residents of Dearborn County that are recognized as tax-exempt by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) under IRC section 501(c)(3) or under section 501(c) may apply.
-If a tax-exempt organization is not a 501(c)(3), then the purpose of the grant request must be charitable as defined by the IRS. Grants awarded to non-501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations will be proportionate to the charitable purpose of the grant request.

Typically not funded (certain exceptions apply):
-Individuals, except for educational scholarships (which are paid to the educational institute for the benefit of the individual)
-Exclusively for endowment creation (with the exception of endowment matching programs)
-Travel expenses
-Ongoing programs/projects
-Salaried/contracted positions

Not funded:
-Political parties, campaigns, or issues
-Specifically for sectarian religious purposes, but can be made to religious organizations for programs that benefit the general public
-Debt reduction of recipient organizations
-Programs, expenses and/or equipment committed to prior to the grant award date

Pre-Application Information:

Submitted grant applications must contain one (1) original application and seven (7) copies as indicated on the grant application cover form. Binder clips and/or paper clips can be used to separate the copies (absolutely no staples, binders or folders). Mail to address below with attention to the Program Director.

The grant review process for some grant programs takes up to three months from the grant application due date. Applicants should plan accordingly when considering the date of the project and the date of the grant submission.

It is strongly suggested that all applicants consult DCF prior to submitting a grant application to ensure eligibility. It is not recommended to apply to several grant programs for the same project in the same cycle.

Any school corporation or school sponsored organization wishing to apply for funding through any of our grant programs must first apply for funding through the school’s respective Endowment Corporation/Education Foundation.

Contact Information:

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

All questions relating to available grant opportunities should be directed to Denise Sedler, DCF Program Director at:

Dearborn Community Foundation
322 Walnut Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

Phone: (812)539-4115
Email: dsedler@dearborncf.org

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