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Adams County Community Foundation (ACCF) Grants

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Human
Services, and Economic Development in Adams County

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Adams County Community Foundation (ACCF)

Deadline Date:

10/10/18 4:00 PM Receipt - Deadline for Traditional and Collaborative Grants only

Description:

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Grants to Adams County, Indiana nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for local residents. Requests will be considered in the areas of human services, arts and culture, education, economic development, and community improvement.

The Foundation prides itself on providing support for a wide variety of efforts in the community to include historical markers, downtown street banners, training programs, educational materials, health fair screenings, community outreach materials, and local festivals, to name a few.

The funding source offers a variety of granting opportunities including Traditional, Collaborative, and Impact Grants:

- A “Traditional” grant request is submitted by one nonprofit organization and typically range from $200 to $4,500.

- A “Collaborative” grant request is when two or more nonprofits come together for a common event/program that meets the mission statement of all collaborating nonprofits. Requests of this nature often range from $400 to $4,000.

- An “Impact” grant request can be submitted by one or more nonprofit organizations only during the October grant cycle process and typically range from $5,000 to $10,000.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178881

Estimated Size of Grant:

Traditional grant requests range from $200 - $4,500.

Collaborative grant requests range from $400 - $4,000.

Impact Grants range from $5,000 - $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations or those organizations with tax exempt status who provide services to Adams County, Indiana residents are eligible to request funding during any grant cycle.

Even nonprofit organizations located outside of Adams County may apply provided they provide programs or services to Adams County residents. Non-Adams County nonprofit organizations must be prepared to submit proof that they assist Adams County residents.

The ACCF does have a practice not to fund organizations for the following purposes: salaries, operational expenses, food for meetings, snacks, and t-shirts.

Pre-Application Information:

Summary of Grant Cycle Information:

Cycle: Winter/January
Due Date: 2nd Wed. in January (1-10-2018) by 4:00 PM
Applications Accepted: Traditional, Collaborative
Special Requirement: Yes (maximum request amount = $1,000)
Total Amount to Distribute this Cycle: up to $10,000

Cycle: Spring/April
Due Date: 2nd Wed. in April (4-11-2018) by 4:00 PM
Applications Accepted: Traditional, Collaborative
Special Requirement: priority given to Collaborative grant requests
Total Amount to Distribute this Cycle: up to $20,000

Cycle: Summer/July
Due Date: 2nd Wed. in July (7-11-2018) by 4:00 PM
Applications Accepted: Traditional, Collaborative
Special Requirement: none
Total Amount to Distribute this Cycle: up to $30,000

Cycle: Fall/October
Due Date: 2nd Wed. in October (10-10-2018) by 4:00 PM
Applications Accepted: Traditional, Collaborative, Impact
Special Requirement: Impact grant requires special application. Please contact the ACCF to obtain a copy.
Total Amount to Distribute this Cycle: up to $30,000 for Traditional and Collaborative Grants / up to $10,000 for Impact Grant.

Applications will be accepted beginning one month prior to each due date. Applications may not be faxed or submitted electronically. 2018 Impact grant application (October grant cycle only) requires special application. Please contact the ACCF for a copy.

Typically, grant writers will receive notification as to the status of their grant request within three to four week of the due date.

Traditional and Collaborative grants may be submitted during any grant cycle.
Collaborative grants will be given priority during the Spring/April grant cycle.
An ‘Impact’ grant request can be submitted ONLY during the October grant cycle.

More information about Traditional Grants may be found here: http://www.adamscountyfoundation.org/grant-info/traditional-grants

More information about Impact Grants may be found here: http://www.adamscountyfoundation.org/grant-info/impact-grants

Contact Information:

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

Applications may be mailed or dropped off to:
Adams County Community Foundation
102 N 2nd St.
Decatur, IN 46733

For questions regarding grants, please contact Erin Galloway (grants administrator) at (260) 724-3939 or via email: grants@adamscountyfoundation.org.

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USA: Indiana: Adams County