Foundation / Corporation
Greater Salina Community Foundation (GSCF)
04/15/18 11:59 PM CST
Grants to Saline County, Kansas nonprofits, as well as educational, government and faith-based institutions for youth programs in the areas of arts, humanities, science, technology, and invention. Funding is intended for new programs or the enhancement of existing programs that encourage hands-on learning. Programs should be for youth, high school age and younger.
The following types of support are eligible:
- Project or program support: Supports specific projects or programs that serve the community and are linked to an organization’s primary service
- Seed money: To establish or initiate a new project, program or organization. Seed money can cover salaries and other operating expenses of a new project (also known as start up funds)
- Capacity Building: Activities that strengthen an organization and help it better fulfill its mission, such as equipment, staff, publications, training or convening
- Capital: Supports construction or renovation of a facility
- Endowments: Intended to be kept permanently and invested to provide income for continued support of an organization. Please note that unless it is a specific initiative, it is unlikely that the committee would use Foundation unrestricted funds to support an Endowment project.
Preference will be given to grants for projects, seed money, or capacity building.
GrantWatch ID#: 176367
Grant applications may request a multi-year grant for up to three years.
Grants may be made to the following:
- 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, educational, government or religious institutions
- Individuals or organizations that do not fall into one of the above types of institutions are encouraged to partner with a fiscal agent in one of those categories. If that is not possible, a grant may still be awarded for a charitable project, but with additional expenditure responsibility requirements as outlined in the Grant Making and Due Diligence Policy and Procedure guidelines.
- Grants are limited to projects or programs that benefit the community of Saline County.
Grants will not be awarded for “bricks and mortar” but can be used to buy capital equipment as a part of an ongoing or new program.
The Foundation will not consider grants to the following:
- Political projects of any kind
- Organizations or projects that practice discrimination by race, color, creed, sex, age, or national origin
- Operating deficits or retirement of debt
Grant applicants will be encouraged to look for opportunities to leverage grant dollars through partnerships or matching funds.
Applications due August 15, October 15, December 15, February 15, and April 15. Grants will be awarded within 4-6 weeks of the grant deadline.
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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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Ph. (785) 823-1800
Fax (785) 823-9370
119 W. Iron, 8th Floor
P.O. Box 2876
Salina, KS 67402-2876
USA: Kansas: Saline County