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The Degen Foundation Grant

Grants to Arkansas Nonprofits for Healthcare, Health
Education, and Disaster Relief in Eligible Counties

GrantWatch ID#: 178245
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The Degen Foundation

09/30/17

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Grants to Arkansas nonprofits for health services, health education, and emergency or disaster relief for residents of eligible counties. The Foundation prioritizes projects that create lasting effects for the community, as well projects that are a catalyst for significant, ongoing core value effect. All grant funds must be used exclusively within the defined service area of Crawford, Franklin, Logan, Scott, Sebastian, LeFlore, and Sequoyah Counties.

A grant for emergency relief from an act of God, or similar unforeseen event, may be approved for charity institutions in the defined service area. Emergency relief grants shall be only for emergency food, shelter, clothing, and medical treatment.

All funds not used for the specific project within 12 months following the funding of the project must be returned to the Foundation unless waived by the Board prior to the 12-month period.

- In keeping with its mission and with the intent of the Board, all grant funds must be used exclusively within the defined service area of Crawford, Franklin, Logan, Scott, Sebastian, LeFlore, and Sequoyah Counties.
- No application will be considered from a non-profit organization unless the nonprofit organization is currently recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, non-profit organization in accordance with the provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1969.
- The Foundation does not favor grants to federal, state, or municipal governments and will make such grants only on a three-fourths vote of its Board.
- To conserve its resources and to maximize its support, the Foundation does not grant funds to pay for completed projects, to pay existing debts or deficit funding, to pay for political expenditures or lobbying activities.
- Grants for endowments are not viewed favorably and require a three-fourths vote of the Board of Directors.

To be considered in June, an application must be received by March 31st. To be considered in December an application must be received by September 30th.

Applications will be accepted by either email or hard copy.

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

Please send or email all materials to:

Attn: Executive Director
The Degen Foundation
PO Box 10366
Fort Smith, AR 72917

Tom Webb, Executive Director
Email: apply@thedegenfoundation.org

Crawford, Franklin, Logan, Scott, Sebastian, LeFlore, and Sequoyah Counties

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