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Heron Creek Community Foundation (HCCF) Grant

Grants to North Port, Florida Nonprofits
to Address the Basic Needs of Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Heron Creek Community Foundation (HCCF)

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Grants of up to $5,000 to North Port, Florida nonprofit organizations to address the basic needs of local residents. Funding is intended for, but not limited to, food, clothing, shelter, healthcare, and education.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175310

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants awards will normally be capped at $5,000.

Term of Contract:

Grant proceeds must be utilized within six months unless an exemption is specifically approved by HCCF.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Organization must be a 501(c) (3) under IRS regulations prior to January 1, 2016. (Must provide IRS tax-exempt letter of determination from the IRS)
- Grant proceeds must be utilized to serve the citizens of North Port.
- Organization must have been in full operation prior to January 1, 2016.

Pre-Application Information:

- August 1, 2018: First date applications will be accepted
- September 14, 2018: Last day questions may be submitted
- September 30, 2018: Last day for submission of Grant Application
- October 1 – November 7, 2018: Investigations of Grant Applications
- November 10 - 13, 2018: Anticipated date of grant award announcements
- November 27, 2018: Anticipated grant award ceremony

It is strongly suggested that before an organization commits to writing a grant proposal a designated person email the Foundation with any questions, to determine if the organization and proposed program meets the Foundation's vision. You may send such questions to HCCF at In the subject line type: “question re: grant cycle”. Your questions should be answered within 48 hours.

Please note: Applicants must allow HCCF to conduct pre-grant and post-grant site visits.

The application may be downloaded at

Contact Information:

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

Email questions and applications to

Heron Creek Community Foundation
3401 S. Sumter Blvd
North Port, FL 34287
Ph: 203-558-0756

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: North Port