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Jelley Family Foundation Endowment for Children’s Education Grant

Grants to Missouri Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools
for Educational Programming in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Truman Heartland Community Foundation (THCF) - Jelley Family Foundation Endowment for Children’s Education

Conf. Date:

02/10/20

Deadline Date:

03/16/20

Description:

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Grants averaging $5,000 to Missouri nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public education institutions to benefit children in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support innovative educational programs for children and at-risk youth. Collaboration with other organizations is encouraged. This program should benefit the residents of Eastern Jackson County.

Applications for Jelley Family Foundation Endowment for Children's Education must be focused on educational initiatives for children, ranging from early childhood through traditional post-secondary education. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 143293

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$125,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

The average Jelley Grant award is $5,000.

Term of Contract:

Programs are eligible for Jelley Family Foundation grant funding for up to three consecutive years. After three years of funding have been awarded for the same program, that program becomes ineligible for one year. Applicants are still eligible to submit proposals for different programs. Exceptions to this rule will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations that are 501(c)(3) nonprofits, units of local government or public education institutions located in or serving individuals or communities in Eastern Jackson County (defined as East of I-435) are eligible to apply for Jelley Family Foundation funding.

Pre-proposal Conference:

THCF Grant Application Workshop: Monday, February 10, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Midwest Public Risk, 19400 E. Valley View Pkwy, Independence, MO 64055.

Please RSVP to Joanne Smith if you are able to attend!

Pre-Application Information:

Jelley Family Foundation Grant Applications are due Monday, March 16, 2020.

Applicants will be notified of funding decisions by early July.

Grant checks will be presented at the annual Grants Luncheon in November.

Contact Information:

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

Online Application Portal: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1907?SA=SNA&FID=35013

For questions, contact Rachael Watkins:
Email: watkins@thcf.org
Phone: (816) 912-4185

Joanne Smith
smith@thcf.org

Truman Heartland Community Foundation
4200 Little Blue Parkway, Ste. 340
Independence, MO 64057
Phone: (816) 836-8189

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Missouri: Eastern Jackson County

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