Foundation / Corporation
Truman Heartland Community Foundation (THCF)
Grants averaging $5,000 to Eastern Jackson County, Missouri nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and public education institutions for programs benefiting local communities. Funding is intended to support community betterment; health and human services; arts, culture, and historic preservation; adult and non-traditional (not children's) education; and wildlife preservation.
Community Betterment programs may include (but are not limited to) improving neighborhoods, youth development and leadership, programs for seniors, transportation, and violence prevention.
GrantWatch ID#: 180071
The average Community Grants award is $5,000.
Programs are eligible for Community Grants funding for up to three consecutive years. After three years of funding have been awarded for the same program, that program becomes ineligible for one year. Applicants are still eligible to submit proposals for different programs. Exceptions to this rule will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Organizations that are 501(c)(3) nonprofits, units of local government or public education institutions located in or serving individuals or communities in Eastern Jackson County (defined as East of I-435) are eligible to apply.
Organizations applying for Wildlife Preservation in Missouri funding are not restricted to serving Eastern Jackson County. Applications from across the state of Missouri are encouraged.
A THCF Grant Application Workshop will take place on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at 3:00 PM at Midwest Public Risk, 19400 E. Valley View Pkwy, Independence, MO 64055.
Please RSVP to Rachael Watkins if you are able to attend.
- THCF Grant Application Workshop: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
- Community Grants Applications are due Monday, April 8, 2019.
- Applicants will be notified of funding decisions by early October.
- Grant checks will be presented at the annual Grants Luncheon in November.
- All recipient organizations must submit a written final report to THCF at the conclusion of the program funded or twelve months from the date of the award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions, please contact:
Truman Heartland Community Foundation
4200 Little Blue Parkway, Ste. 340
Independence, MO 64057
USA: Missouri: Eastern Jackson County