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Hancock County Community Foundation (HCCF) Annual Grant Cycle

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits for Projects
to Benefit the Local Community

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Hancock County Community Foundation (HCCF)

Deadline Date:

04/21/21 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, municipalities, and churches for charitable programs and projects, as well as for capital improvements, to benefit local residents in eligible regions. Activities should benefit the community in Hancock County.

Grant Types:

Program & Project Support Funding: A grant to support or expand an existing charitable program/project or to create and launch a new charitable program/project.

Capital Improvement Funding: A grant to support capital purchases with an expected useful life of 12 months or more, such as building repairs or additions, purchase of new equipment, purchase of technology (hardware & software), vehicles, and furniture.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 152343

Estimated Size of Grant:

All grant types:
- Maximum request: $10,000
- Minimum request: $1,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Organizations:
- A public, tax-exempt organization defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code or a mutual benefit organization as defined by the IRS applying for a charitable purpose. Government agencies, municipalities, and churches are eligible under this requirement.
- 501(c)(3) status is in good standing with the IRS, if appropriate.*
- Must serve Hancock County
- Must be in good standing with HCCF, meaning evaluation reports on all previous grants have been filed.

*Nonprofit status confirmed through GuideStar Charity Check and completed by HCCF Staff.

In selected cases, projects undertaken by organizations that normally fall outside the above guidelines may be able to receive funding. Examples include: religious organizations whose proposal impacts the broader community; or units of government whose proposal extends beyond the traditional governmental functions that impact the broader community. No grants will be made solely to individuals, but can be made for the benefit of certain individuals for such purposes as scholarships and special programs through educational institutions and other sponsoring recipient organizations.

Restrictions:
- HCCF grants will not reimburse expenses committed for projects, programs, capital improvement, and/or equipment.
- The grant award does not benefit the fund advisor(s) or members of the HCCF Grant Committee and Board of Directors.
- The grant award does not fulfill a pledge.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline is April 21, 2021 at 4 p.m.

Grants 101: https://givehcgrowhc.org/nonprofits/

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=hancock

Questions about grants should be directed to Katie Ottinger, Community Investment & Grants Officer, at 317.462.8870 ext 233 or kottinger@giveHCgrowHC.org.

Hancock County Community Foundation
312 East Main Street
Greenfield, Indiana 46140

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