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Grants to Indiana Nonprofits to Improve
the Quality of Life for Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Scott County Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

04/30/21 3:00 PM EDT

Description:

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Grants to Indiana nonprofit organizations in eligible communities to improve the quality of life for area residents. Program areas include community service, social service, education, health, arts, environment, and entrepreneurship. Applicants must demonstrate how their program will address community needs and benefit residents in Scott County.

Areas of Interest

The Scott County Community Foundation considers needs which generally fall into the following categories:

  1. Community Service – to support programs related to community development, citizen involvement, leadership training, recreation, and general community programs and projects.
  2. Social Service – to support human service organizations, programs for children, youth, family, and senior citizens.
  3. Education – to support programs, projects, and scholarship in pre-school, secondary, post-secondary, and special education areas.
  4. Health – to support hospital, health, and medical related programs, positive development of youth.
  5. Arts – to support programs and facilities that are designed to establish a diversified cultural program that offers widespread opportunities for participation and appreciation.
  6. Environment – to support environmental education and activities to enhance and maintain a good environment.
  7. Entrepreneurship – to support programs and training that have a positive impact on the community.

Grant Guidelines

  1. The broad purpose of the Scott County Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life of the residents of Scott County.
  2. The Foundation will strive to maintain both a proactive focus and an ability to respond to creative ideas from grant seekers.
  3. Grant funding will focus on the encouragement of programs that enhance cooperating and collaboration among institutions within our community. Foundation funds ordinarily are not given to agencies for the purpose of meeting routine budgets.
  4. Funding will seek to offer leverage funds through the use of “seed money,” match and challenge grants.
  5. Funding will focus on effectiveness of special non-recurring projects which enrich health, education, cultural or recreational situations in Scott County.
  6. Special consideration will be given to agencies that partner with other organizations to complete a unified project.
  7. Although the Foundation does not typically fund the following, depending upon an organization’s particular needs compared to applications submitted by other organizations during the same cycle, the board, at their discretion, may allow some of the below listed items:            
  • Ongoing operational expenses
  • Existing obligations
  • Services primarily supported by tax dollars or responsibility of a public agency
  • Multi-year grants or repeat funding
  • Religious or sectarian purposes
  • Loans or endowments

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180686

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$142,347

Term of Contract:

The Scott County Community Foundation currently has one grants cycle per year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants from the Scott County Community Foundation must meet legal and tax requirements as to the purpose and may be made only to charitable organizations and/or causes.

Foundation funds ordinarily are not given to agencies for the purpose of meeting routine budgets.

The Foundation does not make grants to Individuals or for the following:
- Advocacy or political purposes
- Travel expenses

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: April 30, 2021 at 3:00 PM EDT

Grants are awarded mid-June.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/72367-Scott-County-Community-Foundation

Scott County Community Foundation
P.O. Box 25
60 North Main Street
Scottsburg, IN 47170

Phone: (812) 752-2057
Email: info@scottcountyfoundation.org

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USA: Indiana: Scott County

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