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Friends of Jay County Agriculture Grant

Grants to Jay County, Indiana Nonprofits to
Benefit the Local Agriculture Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Portland Foundation

Deadline Date:

11/17/17 5:00 PM


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Grants to Jay County, Indiana nonprofit organizations for programs that aim to enhance the agricultural community. Funding is intended to provide special project support, seed money, capital funding, and programming support. Funding may be used for start-up costs for new programs and one-time projects or needs.

Capital needs will be supported if they are beyond an applicant organization’s capabilities and means.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163790

Term of Contract:

The Foundation anticipates that grant funds shall be expended during the calendar year awarded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation makes grants to tax-exempt (501)(c) organizations operating or proposing to operate programs for the benefit of Agriculture in Jay County.

The Foundation will not normally consider grants from unrestricted funds for the following purposes:
- Individuals other than scholarships
- Organizations for religious or sectarian purposes
- Make-up of operating deficits, post-event, or after-the-fact situations
- Endowment campaigns
- For any propaganda, political or otherwise, attempting to influence legislation or intervene in any political affairs or campaigns

In addition, the Foundation board is reluctant to approve grants to any organization for the purpose of maintaining an on-going operating budget or for multi-year grant requests. (Please contact the Foundation office before submitting a multi-year grant request). However, exceptions to this may be made at the discretion of the Board.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be received at the Foundation office by 5:00 PM on November 17, 2017.

Contact Information:

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

Email applications to

For questions, call the Foundation at 260-726-4260 or email the address above.

Portland Foundation
112 East Main Street
Portland, IN 47371

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Jay County