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Capital Campaign Grant

Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Nonprofits
for Capital Projects for Arts, Conservation, and Disaster Relief

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Gilchrist Foundation

Deadline Date:

06/29/18 5:00 PM CDT Receipt

Description:

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Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota nonprofit organizations working in the areas of wildlife, conservation, arts, public broadcasting, or disaster relief to support capital projects. Applicants must request an invitation to apply prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation has a preference for organizations in the Sioux City area.

The mission of the Gilchrist Foundation is to carry out the philanthropy established by the Gilchrist family. The emphasis is on fostering the long-term viability of the charity and enabling special projects rather than supplying short-term operating funds. The Foundation provides incentives and funds to pre-selected nonprofit organizations, with a preference for the Sioux City area. Interests considered for funding include Wildlife & Conservation, Arts & Public Broadcasting, and Disaster Relief.

Capital Campaign:

The goal of a capital campaign grant is to make a significant contribution to worthy renovation or expansion projects that will enhance the mission of the recipient charity. Again, some preference is given to the use of foundation funds to stimulate matching funds.

Over the years, the Gilchrist Foundation has made about 55% of its total grants to endowment and capital campaigns. The Foundation also has a pattern of awarding about 45% of its total grants to the Arts, including not only the fine arts, but also cultural and historical groups.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156856

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation provides incentives and funds to pre-selected nonprofit organizations, with a preference for the Sioux City area.

Applications must provide a copy of their organization's IRS determination of tax-exempt status.

Pre-Application Information:

Any entity wishing to apply for funding from the Foundation will need to first request an invitation to apply. You have the opportunity to request an invitation one of two ways: request online or via mail.

Upon approval of your request for invitation to apply for funding, you will be sent a URL link where you can download, complete, and submit your Capital Campaign.

Applications are due Friday, June 29, 2018, 5:00 PM CDT. Notification of decision anticipated July 20, 2018.

More information about the Foundation's priorities may be found here:
https://www.thegilchristfoundation.org

Contact Information:

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

Request for Invite:
https://www.thegilchristfoundation.org/pre-qualifier

Security National Bank
601 Pierce St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Sioux City area;   Nebraska;   South Dakota