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Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Faith-Based Organizations to Improve the Quality of Life for Local Seniors

Thriving Hobart Seniors Grant

Legacy Foundation - Maria Reiner Senior Citizens Fund (MRSC)


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #159184

Grant Description

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Grants of up to $25,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations, schools, faith-based organizations, civic organizations, and local governments in eligible regions for programs that improve the quality of life for senior citizens. Program areas include transportation, employment, education, economic security, healthcare, housing, companionship, and recreation. Activities must benefit senior citizens of Hobart.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

For grants made through any of these processes, the following policies will apply:
- Grants will be made only to organizations whose programs benefit the residents of Lake County.
- Grants from Legacy Foundation must meet legal and tax requirements and may be made only to qualified, tax-exempt organizations and qualifying programs. Schools, religious organizations, some civic organizations and local government units may be exempt from this requirement. In specific situations and with advance approval the Foundation may, from time to time, issue a grant to a non-501(c)(3) public charity or exempt organization for which it must undertake expenditure responsibility in order to meet legal and tax requirements.

The Legacy Foundation does not typically fund:
- Annual appeals, endowment funds, membership contributions or fundraising events
- Existing obligations, loans or debt retirement
- Long-term operating support
- Multi-year grants or repeat funding for the same project or program
- Medical, scientific or academic research
- Schools, universities and private academies unless there is a significant opportunity for community use or collaboration
- Projects aimed at promoting a particular religion or construction projects of churches and other religious institutions
- Political campaigns, advocacy or direct lobbying efforts by 501(c)(3) organizations
- Services commonly regarded as the responsibility of governmental agencies, such as fire and police protection
- Travel for individuals, bands, sports teams, classes and similar groups

Pre-Application Information:

Rolling Application: Sept. 1
Rolling Application Deadline: Oct. 1
Notification: November

Application Information: https://legacyfdn.org/nonprofits/apply-for-a-grant/
Grant Guidelines: https://legacyfdn.org/nonprofits/grant-implementation-guidelines/

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant Range: $2,000-$25,000

Contact Information:

Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=legacyfdn

Kelly Baer
Grants & Administration Coordinator
kbaer@legacyfdn.org

370 E. 84th Drive, Suite 100
Merrillville, IN 46410
219.736.1880
legacy@legacyfdn.org

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