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Sustainability Grants

Grants to Decatur County, Indiana Nonprofits for Community,
Health, Family Enrichment, Education, Culture, and Recreation

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Decatur County Community Foundation (DCCF)

Deadline Date:

11/30/18

Description:

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Grants of up to $4,500 to Decatur County, Indiana nonprofits to support ongoing programs and projects that benefit the local community. Focus areas include community development, civic engagement, charitable relief, health services, youth and family enrichment, education, cultural life, and recreation.

The purpose of funding is to give groups better ability for long-term planning and goal setting and to ensure their ability to continue benefitting the community.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179934

Number of Grants:

The number of sustainability grants given each year by the Foundation will depend on the Foundation's annual grant allocation budget.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum annual grant will be $1,500, or $4,500 over the three-year granting cycle.

Term of Contract:

The DCCF will provide a specified annual grant for a period of three years without the need of an organization to reapply each year. At the end of the three-year grant cycle, the organization may apply for another sustaining grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Sustainability Grant Parameters:

-The organization or project to receive sustaining funds should have a track record of at least three years of successful operation. Start-up projects should apply for small or large project grants if they desire funding from the DCCF.
-The organization or its sponsoring organization has a 501 (c) 3 designation from the IRS.

The Foundation will typically not fund:
- Political activities
- Make-up operating deficits
- Post event or after the fact situations
- Debt reduction
- Religious organizations for religious purposes

Pre-Application Information:

Application Timeline:

-Applications open - January 1st

-Applications Close - November 30th

-Notification - TBD

Final approval of sustainability grants will be made by the entire DCCF Board at its February meeting. The annual grant allotment will be paid in February after Foundation board approval.

Contact Information:

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

Upload your completed grant here: https://dccfound.org/sustainability-grant-application-page/

A typed application can also be submitted in person to the DCCF office.

For questions about grants, contact:
Darin Miley, Grants Manager
darin@dccfound.org
Phone: 812.662.6364

Decatur County Community Foundation
101 East Main Street
Greensburg, IN 47240
Email: info@dccfound.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Decatur County