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Butler County Community Foundation Grant

Grants to Butler County, Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies
for Environment, Education, Arts, and Health Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa - Butler County Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

12/31/17 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants starting at $250 to Butler County, Iowa nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs and projects that aim to create a better quality of life for local residents. Funding will be provided for proposals that address the areas of arts and culture, community betterment, education, environment, health, historical preservation, and human services.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176929

Estimated Size of Grant:

The minimum grant request must be $250.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility to Apply for Funding:

- Applying organizations must be (or be sponsored by) a charitable, tax-exempt, nonprofit entity classified by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization, or equivalent tax-exempt organization. *Fiscal Sponsors are legally and financially responsible for funds that are approved and granted from BCCF.
- Other tax-exempt organizations may be eligible to apply for charitable projects that they conduct, but should call the Foundation's administrative office to discuss the nature of their project prior to applying.
- One application per organization (exceptions may be made for government entities or Fiscal Sponsor organizations).

If the organization has received past funding from the Butler County Community Foundation, all grant reporting must be up to date and in good standing, or they will be considered ineligible for funding.

Ineligible Applicants Include:

- Individuals
- Businesses/For-Profit Companies
- Churches for purpose of advancing one religion/evangelism
- Economic Development for activities directly benefiting businesses

Pre-Application Information:

It is suggested that applicants, in particular first-time applicants, contact Program Manager Dotti Thompson to explore the appropriateness of requests and for any further guidance (see Contact Information section below).

If you have questions about the online grant application, how to use the online grant site, or other grant writing questions, please visit: https://www.cfneia.org/grants/grantseeker-resources

Important Links:

- Applicant Eligibility: https://www.cfneia.org/grants/grantseeker-resources/applicant-eligibility
- Using the Online Grant System: https://www.cfneia.org/grants/grantseeker-resources/using-the-online-grant-system
- Grantwriting Tips and Resources: https://www.cfneia.org/grants/grantseeker-resources/grantwriting-tips-and-resources

Key Dates:

- Applications must be submitted by 11:59pm on December 31, 2017.
- Grants from the Butler County Community Foundation will be approved in March 2018.
- All applicants will be notified of the results of the grant process by mid-March 2018.

Note:

- One application per organization (exceptions may be made for government entities or Fiscal Sponsor organizations).
- If the organization has received past funding from the Butler County Community Foundation, all grant reporting must be up to date and in good standing, or they will be considered ineligible for funding.

Contact Information:

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

Applicants must apply online at: https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=fiaADTHDZeZoN9DySGbjWg2

If you have other questions contact:

Dotti Thompson, Program Manager
Phone: 319.243.1358
Email: dthompson@cfneia.org

Terry Gaumer, Affiliate Development Director
Phone: 319-243-1354

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Butler County