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LincolnWay Community Foundation (LWCF) Grant

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for
Programs and Services to Benefit Local Residents

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Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque (CFGD) - LincolnWay Community Foundation (LWCF)

Deadline Date:

03/01/21

Description:

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Grants to Iowa nonprofit organizations and public institutions for programs and services to benefit local residents in eligible locations. Funding is intended for a broad range of community benefit activities. Eligible applicants are those that provide services within rural Clinton County including Calamus, Charlotte, Delmar, DeWitt, Goose Lake, Grand Mound, Lost Nation, Low Moor, Welton, and Wheatland.

LWCF is a public community foundation and recognizes the need for flexibility in problem solving. In evaluating applications the Foundation gives consideration to the following factors:

  • Does the project have potential for significant impact with the residents and the identified problem within the community?
  • Are other community resources, organizations or volunteers involved in the project?
  • Does the application indicate sound financial management with funding from additional sources?
  • Does the project fit the Foundation’s mission statement?
  • Are the project goals and expected outcomes clear and measurable?
  • Is this a one-time project or is there a plan for future funding?
  • An itemized list of all related expenses is included and is clearly explained.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156846

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants:
- Nonprofits that provide services within rural Clinton County including Calamus, Charlotte, Delmar, DeWitt, Goose Lake, Grand Mound, Lost Nation, Low Moor, Welton, and Wheatland
- Nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations, public institutions, and/or organizations without nonprofit status partnering with a fiscal sponsor organization
- Organizations must operate in a manner that no applicable anti-discrimination laws are violated

Not funded:
- Annual fundraising
- Organizational endowment funds
- Deficit financing
- Grants to individuals, or for salary purposes.
- Challenge/matching grants may be initiated by the Foundation.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Application Available: January 1
- Application Due: March 1. Applications being received after the deadline will not be accepted.
- Awards Announced: April

Only one application can be submitted in a single calendar year.

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=dbqfoundation

For questions about grant applications, please contact Angie Wille at angie@dbqfoundation.org or call 563.588.2700.

Contact the LWCF at LincolnWayFoundation@outlook.com or 563.659.5039.

Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque
Roshek Building Suite 195
700 Locust Street
Dubuque, IA 52001

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Rural Clinton County including Calamus, Charlotte, Delmar, DeWitt, Goose Lake, Grand Mound, Lost Nation, Low Moor, Welton, and Wheatland

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