Norton Foundation Grant

Grants to Louisville, Kentucky Nonprofits for Hands-On
Learning and Creative Education Programming

GrantWatch ID#: 178722
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Norton Foundation

10/02/17 11:59 PM

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Grants starting at $5,000 to Louisville, Kentucky nonprofits for holistic, hands-on education programs that encourage creativity and an open mind. Priority is given to promoting Waldorf education and teaching methods. Applicants must contact program staff before applying.

The funder supports organizations that are engaged in sound administrative practices; have passionate leaders; track the results of the programs they manage; and encourage staff entrepreneurship and innovation.

Grants range from $5,000 to $100,000.

Grants are made to 501(c)(3) public charities in Louisville, Kentucky. Grants are not made to private foundations or to individuals. The Foundation may not designate funds for legislation or support activities that seek to influence the legislative process, except as allowed by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

How to apply:

-March 1
-June 1
-October 2

All applicants must communicate their request for funding in person, via telephone or in writing (email) with the Executive Director. The purpose of this communication is to ensure that the application aligns with the funder's mission.

After viewing the funding guidelines and speaking with the Executive Director about your request, submit your request using the Foundation’s online application.

The Board of Directors meets three times per year. Application deadlines precede the meeting by approximately one month. Applicants will be contacted by the Executive Director after each Board meeting to learn whether the application was approved or declined. Approved projects will receive the funds once a Grant Agreement form is signed and returned to the foundation office.

Organizations may apply once per calendar year.

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

Apply online:

Meredith Erickson, Executive Director
Contact form:

The Norton Foundation, Inc.
333 East Main Street
Suite 400
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502.893.9549


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