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Community Good Grants Program

Grants to Knox County, Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies
for Arts, Education, Health, and Human Services Programs

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Community Foundation Alliance - Knox County Community Foundation

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Grants to Knox County, Indiana nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs and projects to benefit the community. Funding is intended for projects focused on the areas of health, arts and culture, education, community development, human services, and other civic endeavors, such as recreation, the environment, and youth development.

For additional information about these priority areas, see:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173793

Term of Contract:

Grants are normally given as one-time support of a project but may be considered for additional support or for expansions or outgrowths of an initial project.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation welcomes funding requests from nonprofit organizations that are deemed tax-exempt under sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and from governmental agencies serving the County. Requests from nonprofit organizations not classified as a 501(c)(3) public charity may be considered provided the project is charitable and supports a community need.

Organizations applying for a grant under the auspices of a verified 501(c)(3) public charity acting as fiscal sponsor are required to provide a written statement signed by the fiscal sponsor’s board president confirming agreement to receive grant monies if awarded and to oversee the proposed program/project.

Project areas not considered for funding:
- Religious organizations for religious purposes
- Political parties or campaigns
- Endowment creation or debt reduction
- Operating costs (Costs that keep the organization running and the doors open, i.e., general computer software or hardware, staff salary, general office supplies or equipment, utilities, etc.)
- Capital campaigns (Large capital projects that may take several years to complete where there is no defined area for use of the grant)
- Annual appeals or membership contributions
- Travel requests for groups or individuals such as bands, sports teams, or classes

Pre-Application Information:

Funding requests will be accepted from April 30, 2019 through the June 20, 2019 deadline. 

All organizations that have submitted grant applications will be notified of the outcome of the grants committee’s deliberation in writing by October 1.

Prospective grant applicants are invited to schedule a meeting with the Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact, Lauren Osmon, to receive an overview of the funding opportunity and to ask specific questions. Contact Lauren by email (see Contact Information below) to schedule an orientation meeting.

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Lauren Osmon, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact

If you think that you or someone at your organization has already registered in the system, contact Melinda Waldroup, at for additional help.

Knox Community Foundation
20 N. Third Street, Suite 301
Vincennes, IN 47591
812-886-0093 (main)

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Knox County