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North Newton Community Foundation (NNCF) Grant

Grants to North Newton, Kansas Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies,
and Churches for Programs that Benefit the Local Community

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Central Kansas Community Foundation (CKCF) - North Newton Community Foundation (NNCF)

Deadline Date:

04/03/19 5:00 PM


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Grants to North Newton, Kansas nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, local governments, and churches to benefit the local community. Funding is intended for projects that enhance the community's well being through public, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational purposes that are consistent with the NNCF Mission Statement.

Proposals should be consistent with, and supportive of, the NNCF Mission Statement; be deemed to effectively address a perceived social or economic issue directly related to community well-being; contain innovative features with potential to attract local interest; and, demonstrate that benefits are expected to accrue largely to North Newton residents.

The 2019 North Newton Community Foundation Grant cycle is funded with proceeds from the following funds:

North Newton Community Impact Fund:
The Fund supports public, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational purposes that are consistent with the NNCF mission statement.

Jacob D. and Beth E. Goering Charitable Fund, the John G. and Diana C. Torline Endowment, the Jim and Shirley Goering Community Development Fund, and the Sher Klassen Neufeld Endowment Fund:
These Funds support charitable activities that are designed to primarily benefit organizations and/or residents that reside in North Newton. Eligible activities include project/programs or financing that are designed to lessen the burden of the North Newton City Government such as property tax reduction; improvement of the quality of life in North Newton; enhancement of community well-being through expansion of educational opportunities and cultural enrichment; improvement of human health and the physical environment; park, playground and open space land acquisition or improvements; extension of hiking and biking trails; historic preservation activities; and local archaeological investigations.

North Newton Kids Endowment Fund:
The Fund shall be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes related to organizations, projects, programs and other community efforts that shall support charitable activities that enhance the general well-being of young people 18 years of age or less residing in or near North Newton.

North Newton Cultural Enhancement Fund:
To support arts and humanities programs which promote cultural awareness, diversity, and understanding. This will include support of activities related to music, art, drama, poetry, dance, and sports (but excluded scholarship for such activities). Provide support for community social events within North Newton which foster inter-ethnic harmony.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179787

Term of Contract:

The project/program must be completed by February 17, 2020 unless other considerations are shared prior to project/program completion.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Qualified applicants must possess a 501(c)(3) status under the Internal Revenue Service code, be exempt under statute (i.e. educational institution, church, a city or county), or be formally linked to an organization with such designation.

Management of the organization should be in the hands of reliable, ethical, and experienced personnel.

If the organization was funded in the previous year they must submit a follow-up report.

Grants may not be awarded retroactively for project/programs. Please ensure that the project or program will not occur until after grants are estimated to be made. If the project or program has already happened or will happen prior to when grants will be made, it is not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications must be submitted by 5 P.M. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Applicants will be notified of their award status. Recipients will be announced at the North Newton Community Foundation Awards Ceremony, TBD. A representative of those who have been awarded grants should be present to accept the award if awarded.

If an applicant would like to work with a word .doc version of the application, please send the request to Brenda Sooter.

Grant Information:

North Newton Community Foundation:

Contact Information:

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

Online application:

Jennifer Vogts, NNCF Grant Selection Committee Chair

Brenda Sooter, CKCF Program Officer – Grants

Central Kansas Community Foundation
301 N. Main, Suite 200
Newton, KS 67114
Fax: 316-283-5489

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kansas: North Newton