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Fund For Siouxland

Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Nonprofits and
Agencies to Improve the Quality of Life for Local Residents

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Siouxland Community Foundation (SCF)

Deadline Date:

05/15/21 Noon

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota nonprofit organizations and government agencies to improve the quality of life for residents in eligible locations. Funding areas include education, civic affairs, arts and culture, health, and human services. Applicants must serve the greater Siouxland tri-state area (approximate 80-mile radius of Sioux City, Iowa).

The Fund For Siouxland, an unrestricted, endowment fund, provides the Siouxland Community Foundation with the greatest flexibility to respond to the ever-changing needs in Siouxland communities. Donors to this fund, from all walks of life, recognize its importance and impact on the quality of life in Siouxland by allowing the Community Foundation to address a variety of needs in the following five focus areas:

  1. Arts & Culture: Provide or increase access to cultural and educational resources for theatre, music, arts, dance, museums.
  2. Civic Affairs: Community betterment, citizen participation, parks & recreation.
  3. Education: Early childhood development and parental involvement, improve educational outcomes especially for those at risk, promote higher educational opportunities.
  4. Health: Assist communities in the promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health.
  5. Human Services: Address and serve the needs of the elderly, youth, families, handicapped, economically disadvantaged, minorities or other special groups.

Priority consideration is given to projects that:

  • Are developed in collaboration with other agencies and promote the elimination of duplicated services.
  • Address new and emerging needs, or demonstrate creative solutions to existing problems.
  • Emphasize prevention.
  • Demonstrate sound financial plans for future funding.
  • Benefit larger rather than smaller numbers of people within the Siouxland area.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177646

Estimated Size of Grant:

Fund for Siouxland grants generally do not exceed $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made for charitable purposes to nonprofit organizations and qualified units of government that:
- Serve the greater Siouxland tri-state area (approximate 80-mile radius of Sioux City, Iowa). Proposals are considered on the basis of whether they help the Foundation fulfill its mission of enhancing the quality of life in Siouxland.
- Are recognized as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Generally, the Siouxland Community Foundation will not consider grants for the following:
- Religious purposes
- Annual fund drives
- Political activities
- Capital campaigns
- Endowment
- General operating
- Individuals
- Budget deficit
- School playground equipment or uniforms

The Siouxland Community Foundation does not duplicate United Way funding.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: Noon, May 15
Final Determinations: Late June

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_2072?SA=SNA&FID=35015

Siouxland Community Foundation
505 Fifth Street, Suite 412
Sioux City, IA 51101

712-293-3303
office@siouxlandcommunityfoundation.org

Grant Coverage Areas:

Greater Siouxland tri-state area (approximate 50-mile radius of Sioux City, Iowa)

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa;   Nebraska;   South Dakota

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