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Grants to Kentucky Nonprofits, Places of Worship, Agencies, and
School Districts for Programs Benefiting Local Residents

Hudson-Ellis Grants

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Funding Source:

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Blue Grass Community Foundation (BGCF)

Deadline Date:

07/19/21 5:00 PM EST


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Kentucky nonprofit organizations, places of worship, and public organizations, including school districts and municipalities, to support programs and projects addressing community needs in eligible locations. Priority will be given to proposals in the areas of public education, disadvantaged youth and adults, and individuals with disabilities. Successful proposals will address community needs through projects and programs that demonstrate sustainable impact and measurable outcomes. Proposals must benefit Boyle County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 144556

Estimated Size of Grant:

The grant amount requested should not exceed $10,000.

Term of Contract:

Grant Period: September 2021 – June, 2022

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Organization is located in or provides services to residents of Boyle County
- Organization is classified as a nonprofit charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code; or publicly supported organizations such as a school district or municipality; or a place of worship providing a social service program. Please note that if applicant organization is new and has not yet attained official tax-exempt status, please contact Kristen Tidwell to discuss the possibility of applying with a fiscal sponsor.
- Organization has a GuideStar Seal of Transparency at the Silver level or higher. a national database of nonprofits recognized as 501(c)(3) organizations by the IRS. Organizations have free access to their profile on the site and can provide added information to increase the level of Transparency. Click here to learn more about earning your seal of transparency. Please note if your organization is a school, municipality, or place of worship, your organization is not eligible to have a GuideStar profile and this requirement is waived.

Pre-Application Information:

- Deadline to apply: July 19, 2021 at 5:00 pm (EST)
- Notification: September 2021
- Grant Period: September 2021 – June, 2022

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:

For questions, contact:
Kristen Tidwell, Director of Grants & Scholarships
(859) 721-2347

Blue Grass Community Foundation
499 East High Street, Suite 112
Lexington, KY 40507

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