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Women’s Fund of Porter County

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits for Programs that Improve
the Quality of Life for Local Women and Children

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Porter County Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/31/21 12:00 PM (Noon)

Description:

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Grants of $25,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations for programs that improve the quality of life for women and children in eligible communities. Funding may be used for programs that address the most critical needs of local women and children. Eligible organizations are those that benefit residents of Porter County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 152553

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$50,000

Number of Grants:

Two high impact grants are awarded each year.

Estimated Size of Grant:

$25,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Women’s Fund of Porter County welcomes nonprofit organizations serving Porter County to submit a grant request. Recipient organizations must be organized for tax exempt purposes as set forth in Section 501(c)(3)of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

Project Areas NOT Considered for Funding:
- Projects or programs that do not address issues facing women and/or children;
- Scholarship programs including daycare and program participation fees;
- Annual appeals or membership contributions;
- Event sponsorships;
- Programs that are sectarian or religious in nature;
- Political organizations or candidates;
- Contributions to endowment campaigns;
- Campaigns to reduce previously incurred debt;
- Individuals;
- Programs already completed and/or equipment already contracted for; and
- Travel for bands, sports teams and similar groups.

Pre-Application Information:

Begin Accepting Applications Date: 1/01/2021
Grant proposals must be in the Foundation office by no later than 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on March 31, 2021.

The Women’s Fund of Porter County has a volunteer Grant Committee that will review all grant requests received. No more than six organizations will be selected as finalists at the Fund’s annual meeting in May. The Fund’s membership will conduct a vote at the meeting and the projects receiving the majority of the votes will be awarded the grants. All applicants should be available for an interview in April.

Recipients of the Impact Grant are NOT allowed to reapply in the year following the award.

Grant Guidelines: https://portercountyfoundationgrants.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx
Women's Fund: https://www.pccf.gives/womensfund

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Porter County

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