Foundation / Corporation
Cotton Electric Charitable Foundation (CECF)
Grants of up to $10,000 to Southwest Oklahoma nonprofit organizations in the funding source's service area and grants of up to $2,500 to individuals in the funding source’s service area to benefit communities and provide financial assistance. Eligible communities are located in Stephens, Comanche, Cotton, Jefferson, Tillman, Grady, and Carter Counties. Preference will be given to programmatic requests.
Categories of Assistance:
-Programs, projects and organizations that are important components of a community’s overall quality of life, with emphasis on public safety, health care, self-sufficiency, and basic human needs.
2. Education and Youth
-Programs and projects designed to combat critical social problems affecting youth, particularly children and teens at risk.
-Programs and projects that promote youth wellness.
-Programs and projects that work to provide supplemental materials and equipment for schools.
-Programs and projects to enhance school facilities.
-Programs and projects to support organizations and the facilities serving senior citizens.
4. Volunteer Fire Departments
-Programs and projects to enhance volunteer fire department facilities and vehicles.
-Equipment and gear purchases and upgrades.
-An individual or family in need of assistance may request a grant. Examples of need conditions may include the consequences of a disaster, catastrophic illness, or permanent disability.
-Individual applications must include a letter of referral from a sponsoring group such as a church, civic organization or other group wanting to raise funds for the individual.
GrantWatch ID#: 167270
Grants to any group, organization, charity or similar organization will not exceed $10,000 and grants to individuals will not exceed $2,500.
Whenever possible, requests for funding should be for projects that will be completed within 12 months following the Foundation’s approval of the grant application.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Oklahoma: Cotton Electric, Inc. Service Area (Cotton, Comanche, Stephens, Tillman, Jefferson, Caddo, Carter, and Grady Counties)
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