Foundation / Corporation
Granville Community Foundation (GCF)
01/15/18 5:00 PM
Grants to Granville, Ohio nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies for programs and projects in the areas of education, historic preservation, community building, social services, and arts and culture. The funding source will give priority to projects and programs that:
-Make a clear difference in the quality of life for Granville residents
-Enrich cultural opportunities
-Preserve the community’s history
-Provide residents targeted social support
-Serve the elderly and disadvantaged
-Enhance the attractiveness of public spaces
-Propose innovative and creative solutions to difficult community challenges
-Broaden the life experiences of community youth
Granville Community Foundation will fund:
-Start-up costs for new programs
- One-time projects or needs
-Capital needs beyond an applicant's capabilities and means
-Grant proposals that exhibit a diversification of funding sources
-Grant proposals that delineate plans for future funding
-Collaborative projects leveraging the capabilities of multiple organizations
GrantWatch ID#: 166477
In general, Grantees will have until December 31, 2018 to complete the activity(ies) for which funds have been awarded and to provide a report to the Board of Directors about those activities.
The Granville Community Foundation accepts grant applications from:
-Exclusively organizations operating or proposing to operate projects or programs primarily for the benefit of persons living within the several political jurisdictions comprising the community of Granville, Ohio. The Granville community is generally defined as the geographic area included in the Granville School District.
- Charitable non-profit organizations that have been declared 501(c)(3) public charities by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Charitable organizations must have a governing board, and conduct business without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, disability or national origin.
- Faith-based organizations proposing activities with a well-defined secular purpose and not requiring participation in religious activities or instruction.
- Educational institutions proposing initiatives officially sanctioned by their governing board or chief executive officer.
- Public or quasi-public local government agencies seeking assistance for projects important to the community for which government funding is unavailable.
- Previous grantees that have fulfilled their obligations successfully and that have complied with all reporting requirements.
-Religious organizations for projects having religious purposes
-Public agencies for mandated services
The Granville Community Foundation is unlikely to support:
-Annual campaigns, scholarship and endowment campaigns
-Debt retirement or restructuring
-Full funding for a program/project is discouraged
-Feasibility studies for fund raising
-Raffle Tickets or similar games of chance
-Work or projects that have already taken place
If a proposal does not receive funding, it cannot be resubmitted for future consideration unless there have been significant changes in either the organization or proposal.
Applications may be submitted by postal mail or by email, no later than 5:00 PM on January 15, 2018.
Applications will be reviewed and approved by the Board of Directors in February or March, depending on the number of applications received. Awards will be announced soon after.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications and send questions to:
Mail applications to:
Granville Community Foundation
PO Box 321
Granville, OH 43058-0321
USA: Ohio: Granville