Foundation / Corporation
Caroline F. Peine Charitable Foundation
Grants to Kansas nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for residents and support recreational development in eligible regions. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full grant application. Examples of eligible request categories include the arts (including theater), energy assistance for low-income individuals and families facilities, historical preservation, libraries, parks and recreation, services for the elderly and handicapped, and subsidized child care which enables a parent or parents to be employed or be educated. Grants must benefit the City of Manhattan residents and support recreational development in the town of Keats.
The Foundation will consider funding projects from local organizations that include, but are not limited to; the KONZA Prairie, the Regional Crisis Center, the Sunset Zoo, the Special Olympics, and the UFM.
The Foundation will also consider funding projects from any other Manhattan nonprofit organization involving the arts (including theater), energy assistance for low income individuals and/or families facilities, historical preservation, libraries, parks and recreation, services for the elderly and handicapped, and subsidized child care which enables a parent or parents to be employed or be educated.
General Foundation Granting Guidelines:
Capital improvement requests may be considered in circumstances that provide exceptional benefit to the community. If the project involves substantial capital improvement expenditures, the Foundation will require appropriate architectural and/or engineering consulting and supervision.
GrantWatch ID#: 179991
Funding for capital improvement requests will be for a maximum of 50% of the overall project. Typical grants will be in the 25%-30% range.
Generally, grants will be made for one year. Multi-year projects will be considered in circumstances that will provide exceptional benefit to the community. The Foundation Grants Committee limits multi-year grants to a maximum of 4 years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
All Letters should be delivered to Tony Twyman via email at
Caroline F. Peine Foundation
Bank of America, NA, Trustee
C/O Manhattan Community Foundation
PO Box 219119
Kansas City, MO 64121-9119
Toll free: 866-500-8416
USA: Kansas: City of Manhattan and Town of Keats
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