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Wayne Community Foundation (WCF) Grant

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Government Organizations
for Programs to Benefit Residents in Eligible Regions

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South Central Iowa Community Foundation - Wayne Community Foundation (WCF)

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Grants to Iowa nonprofit and government organizations, including fire departments, ambulance services, libraries, and parks, for programs to benefit residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended for a wide range of focus areas, including arts and culture, humanities, education, environment, animals, health and human service, and public and society benefit. Funding may also be requested for capital support. Grant monies may only be used for projects within Wayne County.

Types of Grant:

  • Basic Grants
  • Focus Grants - for Municipalities, Safety, or Environment

Types of Projects:

  • Capital (building of or physical improvement of something)
  • Program (operation, activity, general support)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178756

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Grants will be distributed 50% to basic grants and 50% to focus grants.
- Applications for basic grants must be for $1,000 or more.
- Applications for focus grants must be $10,000 or more.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility to Apply for Funding:
- 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations or 170(c)(1) component units of government organizations (Fire Dept., Ambulance, Libraries, Parks, etc.)
- Organizations providing services within Wayne County.
- If you are not a 501(c)(3) or a 170(c)(1), you must align yourself with a fiscal sponsor.
- The Final Report for all previous grants must be on file prior to submitting a new grant application.

Generally Will Not Fund:
- Existing debt
- Operating expenses, salaries or labor
- Consumable items, freight or shipping

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: April 2, 2021
Will be approved by May 7, 2021

Drop off six copies when submitting.

Contact Information:

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

Send completed original application and 6 copies by Friday April 2, 2021:
Meyer and Lain Law Office, Corydon
Snyder’s, Humeston
Lockridge, Promise City

Direct questions to:
Bonita Wells, President

Amber Rodgers, Program Manager

Wayne Community Foundation
P.O. Box 82, Corydon, IA 50060
Phone: 641-344-4064

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Wayne County

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