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

Capital Campaign Grant


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Funding Source
Gilchrist Foundation
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Geographic Focus
USA: IowaNebraskaSouth Dakota

Important Dates
LOI Date: 04/01/23
Deadline: 06/23/23 5:00 PM CDT Receipt Save

Grant Description
Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota nonprofit organizations working in the areas of wildlife, conservation, arts, public broadcasting, or disaster relief for capital projects. Applicants must request an invitation to apply prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support renovation and expansion projects in the indicated focus areas. Preference will be given to organizations in the Sioux City area.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
The Foundation provides incentives and funds to pre-selected nonprofit organizations that further their goals, with a preference for the Sioux City area.

Pre-Application Information
- Request for Consideration for Invitation is due by April 1, 2023.
- Friday, June 23, 2023, 5:00 p.m. CDT, is the application deadline for grants awarded in 2023.

The annual grant cycle begins in April, with consideration of invitations for grant application, and ends with the announcement of awards. Notification of decision anticipated July 15, 2023.

- Step One: Request for Invite
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.
- Step Two: Apply for Funding
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 Application.

Some preference is given to the use of foundation funds to stimulate matching funds.

Grant Process:

Estimated Size of Grant
Requests of $5,001 or above

Term of Contract
Most grants are for a single year, but multi-year grants may be requested.

Contact Information
- To submit the invitation request form online:
- To submit the invitation request form via mail, print and complete the form, and mail to the following address:
Security National Bank
601 Pierce St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

Submit the original application form and attachments (one set only) to:
Gilchrist Foundation
ATTN: Cari Gehling
Security National Bank
P.O. Box 147
Sioux City, Iowa 51102

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