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Grants to Benton County, Indiana Nonprofits, Agencies, and
Educational Organizations for Programs that Benefit Women and Girls

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Benton Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/04/19 12:00 PM EST


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Benton County, Indiana nonprofit, government, and educational organizations for programs that strengthen the local community and empower women. Priority will be given to proposals that improve the well-being and health of girls and women in Benton County.

Please note that priority is given to programs that:

  • Reach as many people as possible
  • Serve Benton County residents
  • Are run by a collaboration of non-profit organizations
  • Have multiple sources of funding for the project

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 154904

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Cookie Jar expects the top award could be as much as $5,000 in 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are awarded to organizations serving local women and girls. Types of applicant organization include 501(c)3, government, and education.

Benton Community Foundation grant programs generally do not fund:
- Ongoing operating expenses
- Individuals
- Special events such as parades, festivals and sporting events
- Debt or deficit reduction

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications and required attachments shall be received by 12p.m. on October 4th, 2019. Late submissions will not be considered.

- A committee will review the application and narrow the field to a group of three finalists.
- Finalists will be notified by October 28th and are required to attend the Cookie Jar Soiree on the evening of Thursday, November 7th to give a brief presentation about their program.
- Cookie Jar members will vote immediately after the presentations and awards will be announced that evening.

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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.

Documents may be submitted to the Foundation:

By Mail:
PO Box 351
Fowler, IN 47944

Hand Delivered:
Demeter Building
98 S. 100 E., Fowler


Questions may be directed to the Foundation at 765.884.8022 or the email address above.

Andrea Bowman,
Executive Director
Benton Community Foundation
Telephone: 765.884.8022
Fax: 765.884.8023

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