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2019 Speedway Children's Charities (SCC) Kentucky Chapter Grant

Grants to Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana Nonprofits
in Eligible Areas to Meet the Needs of Children

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Speedway Children's Charities (SCC) Kentucky Chapter

Deadline Date:

08/31/19 Postmarked


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs and projects to help children (ages 18 and under) in need. Funding may be requested for services that help meet the medical, educational, social, and financial needs of children.

Grant requests must be made for a specific project or program. Program categories are:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175019

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant requests must not exceed $10,000.

Term of Contract:

Funds must be used between December 2019 and December 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:
- The organization must be an existing 501(c)(3) non-profit entity whose primary focus is children.
- The organization must be located in and serve children in one of the following geographical areas: Kentucky: Any County in the Commonwealth; Ohio: Butler, Clermont or Hamilton County; and Indiana: Clark, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Scott or Switzerland County.
- The organization must keep all funds within the service area identified above.
- The service provided must fall within one of the categories identified in the mission of SCC: educational, medical, social and/or financial need for children.

Ineligible categories for funding:
- Organizations that deny service to a potential client or beneficiary on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age or national origin
- Start-up organizations with less than one (1) calendar year of operation under its 501(c)(3) status (For this year’s application, your IRS determination letter must be dated on or before August 31, 2018.)
- Individual schools in public systems, other than efforts to benefit system-wide programs and initiatives
- Religious organizations, unless they are engaged in a significant project that is nonsectarian and benefits a broad base in the community
- Individuals or scholarship programs
- Capital funding campaigns
- Construction of buildings, remodeling projects, repairs, maintenance, pest control, furniture or A/C or heating units
- Vehicle purchases, insurance, repairs, maintenance, fuel or mileage
- Development or production of books, films, videos or television programs, especially with the intent to sell or profit from these items
- Sponsorship, hotel costs, room rentals or other expenses for conferences, events, fundraisers, sports teams, boosters, clubs, etc.
- Salaries, staffing, consulting fees, insurance, hiring, training, security, custodian, presenters, speakers, licensing, planning, contract services, background checks, etc.
- General operating expenses (e.g., purchase of general office supplies, electronic devices for general office use, postage, travel, auditing fees, licensing fees, rental fees, etc.)
- Medications, medical equipment used only by adults/professionals, insurance, etc.
- Brochures, DVD’s, booklets or information for adults, parents or professionals only

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be postmarked on or before Saturday, August 31, 2019.

The Kentucky Chapter Board of Trustees meets in early November to make final decisions on the awarding of grants. Following that meeting, all applicants are notified in writing whether or not their charity will receive funding that year.

Grants are distributed by Speedway Children's Charities at its annual Night of Giving, a special event for grant recipients at Kentucky Speedway in early December.

Contact Information:

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

Please submit completed applications to the following address:
Speedway Children’s Charities
Attn: Dayna Winslette
1 Speedway Drive
Sparta, KY 41086

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Clark, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Scott, and Switzerland Counties;   Kentucky;   Ohio: Butler, Clermont, and Hamilton Counties