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Effingham County Community Foundation Grants

Grants to Effingham County, Illinois Nonprofits for
Youth, Economic Development, Arts & Civic Benefit

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Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation - Effingham County Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

06/30/17 11:59 PM CDT

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Effingham County, Illinois nonprofit organizations to benefit local residents in the areas of workforce development, early child care and education, land use and protection, youth, and visual arts as disbursed through the following funds:

1) Effingham County Communityworks Fund - This fund includes activities in the areas of workforce development, early childhood education and child care, and land use and protection. A total of $30,000 is available. Grants are generally up to $10,000, with an average grant size of $2,500 - $7,500.

2) Bill and Jacquelyn Jordan Anderson Fund for Visual Arts - This fund is designed to benefit the youth of Effingham County by providing them with opportunities in the arts. This year there is $4,500 available for grants awarded to qualified organizations.

3) Bill and Jacquelyn Jordan Anderson Fund for Youth - Grant requests must benefit youth in Effingham County as outlined in the grant application criteria. This year there is $4,500 available for grants awarded to qualified organizations.

4) Siemer Milling Endowment Fund for Youth Leadership Development - Grant requests must address youth leadership development. This year there is $30,000 of available funding.

5) Teutopolis State Bank Charitable Fund - As part of the bank's legacy, in April 2000, the Teutopolis State Bank established a designated fund at the Effingham County Community Foundation to support Teutopolis charitable organizations working in the areas of civic, cultural health, health, education or social services. This year there is $1,000 available for grants awarded to qualified Teutopolis organizations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 154679

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$70,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organization must be a public charity with tax-exempt status under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Under certain circumstances, applications from public entities such as school districts, municipalities or unincorporated groups or associations may be considered. Please contact program staff for more information. In all cases, the applicant organization/program must have a clear charitable purpose.

Organization must operate or serve individuals within Effingham County.

Pre-Application Information:

Effingham County Communityworks Fund Guidelines and Application: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/22508-Southeastern-Illinois-Community-Foundation

Bill and Jacquelyn Jordan Anderson Fund for Visual Arts Guidelines and Application: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/22642-Southeastern-Illinois-Community-Foundation

Bill and Jacquelyn Jordan Anderson Fund for Youth Guidelines and Application: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/22698-Southeastern-Illinois-Community-Foundation

Siemer Milling Endowment Fund for Youth Leadership Development Guidelines and Application: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/22139-Southeastern-Illinois-Community-Foundation

Teutopolis State Bank Fund Application and Guidelines: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/22703-Southeastern-Illinois-Community-Foundation

Contact Information:

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

Joedy Hightower, President/CEO
217-342-4988
jhightower@enrichingourcommunity.org

Valerie Belusko, Administrative Assistant
217-342-4988
vbelusko@enrichingourcommunity.org

Effingham County Community Foundation300 E. Washington
P.O. Box 1211
Effingham, Illinois

Phone: (217) 342-4988
Fax: (217) 342-4995
info@enrichingourcommunity.org

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