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Vigo County Youth Grant

Grants to Vigo County, Indiana Nonprofits
for Youth-Led Community Service Initiatives

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Wabash Valley Community Foundation (WVCF)

Deadline Date:

10/31/17

Description:

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Grants of up to $500 to Vigo County, Indiana nonprofit organizations for youth-driven and youth-serving projects that provide a service-learning component and promote philanthropic activity and thinking. Priority is given to projects that address the needs of the local community.

The priorities of the Youth Grant Committee are as follows:

-Youth-led, youth-implemented, and youth-serving projects
-Projects that will make a significant improvement and better respond to the changing needs of the local community
-Projects that seek to prevent problems, rather than ‘treat symptoms’
-Programs that enhance cooperation and collaboration among institutions within local communities
-Projects with longevity

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167361

Estimated Size of Grant:

There is no minimum amount of money you can request, but there is a maximum of $500 per project or grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Your group must have, or be affiliated with, an organization that has a 501(c)(3) charitable status.

While the Youth Grant Committee remains flexible in attempting to meet community needs, the following items generally are not funded:

-Funds for redistribution by the grantee
-Reimbursement for expenses incurred before a grant has been awarded
-Conferences, publications, films, television and radio programs
-Travel for groups such as bands, sports teams, and classes
-Annual appeals and membership contributions
-Holiday parties

Pre-Application Information:

You are encouraged to call Lisa Moseley to confirm that your project meets these requirements before you submit your application.

The application must be handwritten, preferably by a youth.

The deadline to Submit Youth Grant Application is October 31, 2017. You will be required to come in for an interview when your grant is reviewed.

Preference is given to requests that show funding support for this project from sources other than the Youth Grant Committee.

Contact Information:

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

Submit applications to:
Wabash Valley Community Foundation
200 South 8th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807

Lisa Moseley, Program Associate
812-232-2234
lisa@wvcf.com

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