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Community Good Grants Program

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies for
Activities to Benefit Local Communities

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Community Foundation Alliance - Gibson County Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

07/31/20

Description:

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Grants to Indiana nonprofit organizations and government agencies for projects that benefit local communities in eligible locations. Funding is intended for programs in the following focus areas: arts and culture, community development, education, health, human services, and other civic endeavors such as environment, recreation, and youth development projects. Funding must serve Gibson County.

More information about each program area can be found at: https://www.communityfoundationalliance.org/gibson/program-areas/

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158101

Term of Contract:

Grants are normally given as one-time support of a project but may be considered for additional support or for expansions or outgrowths of an initial project.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
The Foundation welcomes funding requests from nonprofit organizations that are deemed tax-exempt under sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and from governmental agencies serving the county. Fund requests from nonprofit organizations not classified as a 501(c)(3) public charity may be considered provided the project is charitable and supports a community need. In some cases, organizations without the 501(c)(3) designation may be required to obtain a fiscal sponsor.

Project Areas Not Considered for Funding:
- Religious organizations for religious purposes
- Political parties or campaigns
- Endowment creation or debt reduction
- Operating costs (Costs that keep the organization running and the doors open, i.e., general computer software or hardware, staff salary, general office supplies or equipment, utilities, etc. However, operating costs directly related to the program/project of a 501(c)(3) public charity may be considered.)
- Capital campaigns
- Annual appeals or membership contributions
- Travel requests for groups or individuals such as bands, sports teams, or classes

Pre-Application Information:

The Foundation considers funding requests for grants on a yearly cycle which begins each June. At the start of the grant cycle, an email notice will be sent to organizations that have signed up to receive information about the grant cycles.

The requirements and instructions provided on this page are to be considered current and accurate only for the duration of the Foundation’s grant cycle, which runs from June through October each year. Applications will be accepted from June 11 through the July 31 deadline. Applications submitted after the July 31 deadline will not be considered.

Prospective grant applicants are invited to schedule a meeting with John Campbell, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact, to receive an overview of the funding opportunity and to ask specific questions.

All organizations that have submitted grant applications will be notified of the outcome of the grants committee’s deliberation in writing no later than November 1.

- Application information: https://www.communityfoundationalliance.org/gibson/apply-grants/

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/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=oVBumf2XVy8QZLA0eBFHtaduRAYJbPVz0

Contact John Campbell, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact, at 812-386-8082 or 812-568-8240 or email at jcampbell@communityfoundationalliance.org to schedule an orientation meeting.

Melinda Waldroup, Director of Programs and Strategic Engagement
mwaldroup@communityfoundationalliance.org

Gibson County Community Foundation
Affiliate, Community Foundation Alliance

127 N Hart St
Princeton, IN 47670-1532
812-386-8082 (main)

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