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Grants to Rowan County Kentucky Nonprofits, Agencies, and
School Districts for Programs that Support Student Learning

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Blue Grass Community Foundation (BGCF) - Rowan County Community Fund

Deadline Date:

01/21/19 11:59 PM EST


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Grants of $500, $1,000, and $2,500 to Rowan County Kentucky nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and school districts for programs and projects that enhance student learning and remove barriers to academic success.

These obstacles include, but are not limited to, transportation, food insecurity, physical and/or mental challenges, access to technology, language barriers, poverty, and homelessness. Preference will be shown to proposals that focus on efforts to increase academic achievement amongst low-income, minority, and English-language learners.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 144557

Number of Grants:

Three grants will be awarded, first place, second place, and third place.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The first place winner will receive $2,500, the second place winner will receive $1,000, and the third place winner will receive $500.

Term of Contract:

The grant period is for February 2019 to October 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Organization is located in or serves residents of Rowan 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

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline to apply: January 21, 2019, by 11:59 pm EST
Finalist Presentations: mid-February 2019
Grant Period: February 2019 – October 2019

This will be a competitive grantmaking process. Grant applications will be reviewed by the Rowan365 Steering Committee and narrowed to three finalists. Representatives from the top three finalists will be required to present a short (maximum 10 minute) presentation to the members of Rowan365 at their annual meeting in February 2019. Grants will be awarded based on membership votes.

Please see Supporting Documents for instructions on how to apply.

Contact Information:

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

To apply:

For any questions:
Kristen Tidwell, Director of Grants & Scholarships
859- 721-2347

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kentucky: Rowan County