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Lowndes Community Foundation (LCF) Grant

Grants to Lowndes County, Mississippi Nonprofits
for Education, Social Welfare, and Arts Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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CREATE Foundation - Lowndes Community Foundation (LCF)

Deadline Date:

10/01/17 Postmarked or emailed by date


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Grants to Lowndes County area, Mississippi nonprofits for programs and projects that aim to improve the quality of life for local residents. Funding will specifically be provided for programs in the areas of education, social welfare, the arts, and special projects. The Foundation is most interested in funding programs or projects that have the greatest impact and that provide lasting, sustainable results.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173976

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

LCF will consider support only for programs that serve Lowndes County communities. The following policies govern the award of grant support from LCF:

- LCF considers grant applications only from nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations providing services to the Lowndes County area or projects for the public good.

- LCF considers requests for funding of startup projects (seed money), capital needs (“bricks & mortar”) and/or projects that show expansion of successful programs/services.

- LCF typically does not provide funding for salaries or continuing operational support to sustain programs or projects.

Pre-Application Information:

Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to access the application and guidelines.

Applications are considered for grant funding in 2017. Applications are due by October 1, 2017, with notification by January 2018 of approval or non-approval.

If your application is received after October 1, the application will be returned to you. You may then apply during the next year’s grant cycle.

Proposals must be emailed or postmarked no later than the deadline date. If any of these dates fall on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be on the first working day following the published deadline.

Contact Information:

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

Email or submit your grant proposal to:

Jan Eastman
108 Alabama Street
New Albany, MS 38652


For more information, contact Jan Eastman at the above email address or by phone at (662) 534-3230

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Mississippi: Lowndes County area