Foundation / Corporation
06/29/18 5:00 PM CDT Receipt
Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota nonprofit organizations for projects in the areas of wildlife, conservation, arts, public broadcasting, or disaster relief. 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.
The goal of a project grant is to allow recipients to enhance existing programs or to offer new programs that will further the mission and outreach of the organization. The expectation is that foundation support for a program is temporary and the program will become self-sustaining. It is not the intention of the Gilchrist Foundation to become a permanent budget line item in support of an ongoing program, even one that closely matches the Gilchrist Foundation’s mission.
Over the years, the Gilchrist Foundation has made about 45% of its total grant awards to special projects. While some grants have gone to social service agencies or institutions of higher education, they have had a conservation or arts purpose.
GrantWatch ID#: 156857
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.
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 Project Grant Application.
Applications are due Friday, June 29, 2018, 5:00 PM CDT. Notification of decision anticipated July 20, 2018.
More information about Foundation priorities may be found here:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Request for Invite:
Security National Bank
601 Pierce St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
USA: Iowa: Sioux City area; Nebraska; South Dakota