Foundation / Corporation
Northern Indiana Community Foundation (NICF) - Miami County Community Foundation (MCCF)
09/03/19 5:00 PM Receipt
Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to Miami County, Indiana nonprofit organizations and groups for a range of activities that will benefit local communities. Past grants have been given in the areas of education, arts and culture, human services, youth development, recreation, and community development.
Applications will be considered annually and voted upon by funding source contributors. Please note that low priority will be given to schools.
The Boomerang Sisterhood is a women’s giving circle that draws upon the wisdom and resources of Miami County women to create a better society. Women participate by making an annual contribution of $120 (payable in installments) to the Boomerang Sisterhood Fund, thereby becoming a voting member.
From these contributions, members of the Boomerang Sisterhood annually grant to charitable projects for the benefit of Miami County. Members don’t have to worry about attending regular meetings or extended responsibilities, other than to cast an annual vote for projects they want to see supported. All gifts are pooled together in an endowment fund held by the Community Foundation. The earnings of which will be used for grants.
The Mission of the Boomerang Sisterhood is: “to inspire Miami County women to reach their full potential to create a better society.”
GrantWatch ID#: 145619
The Sisterhood awards 4-5 grants per year.
Grant amounts available will be $500 up to $1,500.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Corinne Becknell Lucas, Associate Director
Send your submissions to:
ATTN: Corinne Becknell Lucas, Associate Director
P.O. Box 807
Rochester, IN 46975
Miami County Community Foundation, Inc.
13 E. Main Street, Peru, IN 46970
Phone: (765) 475-2859
Connie Cutler – Director of Development
USA: Indiana: Miami County
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