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Polk County Community Betterment Grant Program

Grants to Polk County, Iowa Nonprofits
for Arts, Education and Recreation Programs

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Polk County Board of Supervisors

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Polk County, Iowa nonprofit organizations for programs that provide cultural, recreational, educational, and human needs services to local citizens. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for local citizens.

Polk County has a rich history of partnering with public and private entities to provide effective programs and services to the community.

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GrantWatch ID#: 149309

Estimated Size of Grant:

A Community Betterment Grant is a funding opportunity for local service organizations seeking financial assistance below $5,000 for projects or programs.

Term of Contract:

Grants are awarded on a year-by-year basis and organizations should not rely solely upon these funds for ongoing operational programs. .

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Polk County Board of Supervisors is pleased to offer this unique funding opportunity to community service organizations throughout Polk County.

Due to legal restrictions, Iowa Code 331.901(5), organizations under ecclesiastical or sectarian management are not eligible for Polk County's CBGs.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted December 1st, 2017 through February 28th, 2018.

The Board of Supervisors will review all applications to determine awards from March 3 through June 30, 2018.

Organizations should not rely solely upon these funds for ongoing operational programs.

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Contact Information:

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

Online application:

Lisa Moody-Tunks

Polk County Board of Supervisors
Attn: Community Development Grant Program
Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 300
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

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USA: Iowa: Polk County