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Jacob L. and Ella C. Loose Foundation Grant

Grants to Missouri Nonprofits for Programs for Low-Income and
Needy Children and Families in Kansas City and Jackson County

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation - Jacob L. and Ella C. Loose Foundation

Conf. Date:

05/02/19

Deadline Date:

06/28/19 5:00 PM CST

Description:

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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to Missouri nonprofits for programs and services to benefit low-income and needy children and families residing in Kansas City and Jackson County. Applicants must attend an information session before applying.

Funding is intended for programs that support the direct delivery of human or social service to poor and needy children and families.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179505

Estimated Size of Grant:

$5,000 - $50,000

Term of Contract:

Grants are for a period of one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following restrictions apply to the Loose Foundation:
- Grant applicants must be 501(c)(3) organizations.
- Applicants must demonstrate that the majority of the program clients/beneficiaries are residents of Jackson County and/or Kansas City, Missouri.
- Applicants must have a reviewed nonprofit profile. Review your profile: http://gkccf.guidestar.org/
- The geographical focus of the Loose Foundation is limited to Jackson County and/or Kansas City, Missouri. Organizations must clearly demonstrate that the majority of the program clients/beneficiaries are residents of Jackson County and/or Kansas City, Missouri.

Programs that provide services other than human or social services are not eligible for funding and will not be considered.

The Loose Foundation does not fund the following:
- Any component of a capital campaign, endowment campaign or annual fund drive
- Grants for debt reduction
- Grants to individuals, including scholarships

Pre-proposal Conference:

Information sessions will be held on the following days. Applicants must have attended one session to be eligible to apply.

Tuesday, April 30, 1:00 PM.
To register: https://gkccf.kimbia.com/loose-2019-1

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 9:00 AM.
To register: https://gkccf.kimbia.com/loose-2019-2

Sessions will be held at:
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
1055 Broadway Blvd., Suite 130, Kansas City, MO 64105

Pre-Application Information:

Important dates:
- The application will be available online Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
- The application deadline is Friday, June 28, 2019.

Applications are reviewed on an annual basis by the grants committee, who make recommendations to the full board of the Loose Foundation for final approval. The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation is available to assist organizations by providing feedback on grant applications prior to their submission.

The Loose Foundation strongly encourages applicants to request feedback on grant applications prior to their submission. Feedback calls should be requested at least two weeks prior to the application deadline.

Contact Information:

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

The application form will be available at:
https://www.grantrequest.com/application.aspx?SA=SNA&FID=35640&sid=1164

Applicants who are interested in requesting feedback on grant application prior to submission or have technical questions regarding the application process should contact 816.627.3444 or grants@growyourgiving.org to schedule a feedback call with Community Foundation staff.

For questions about updating your profile or having reviewed status, please contact the Donor Relations and Education Team at 816.842.0388 or nonprofitsearch@growyourgiving.org.

Gwen Wurst
wurst@growyourgiving.org
816.627.3446

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
1055 Broadway Blvd., Suite 130
Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone: 816.842.0944
Toll Free: 866.719.7886
Fax: 816.842.8079

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Missouri: Kansas City and Jackson County