Foundation / Corporation
Kosciusko County Community Foundation, Kosciusko REMC
Grants up to $5,000 to Indiana nonprofits for programs that enhance local quality of life and benefit the residents of Kosciusko, Fulton, Wabash, and Whitley counties. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the funding source to discuss a grant proposal before submitting a formal application.
Funding areas of interest include programs that provide and promote human services, education, recreation, health, civic services, environment, and arts and culture for target communities.
Operation Round-Up favors awarding grants that:
- Reach a broad segment of the community
- Impact low-income individuals and families such as providing food to those in need
- Promote programs to maximize energy efficiency such as providing weatherization kits to local families
- Aid in youth development through mentoring and innovative educational opportunities outside of school
- Support and promote the local agriculture community through local chapters of 4-H, FFA, and similar programs
- Cover expenses directly related to the delivery of a program
GrantWatch ID#: 180816
A typical grant award is $1,800. The committee will consider requests up to $5,000, but a grant that size is rare.
Applicant organizations must:
- Provide services to residents living within the Kosciusko REMC service area (Kosciusko, Fulton, Wabash, and Whitley counties)
- Have a charitable designation
Operation Round-Up places low priority on the following:
- Requests to purchase hard assets such as new technology, equipment, furniture, etc.
- Organizations that receive government funding, such as cities/towns, public schools, and police or fire protection departments
- Contributions to a capital fund campaign
Operation Round-Up will not consider grants for:
- Political activities or those designated to influence legislation
- Religious organizations for the sole purpose of furthering that religion
The Kosciusko County Community Foundation and Kosciusko REMC accepts applications for Operation Round-Up four times each year. Applications are due on February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1. Grant notification generally takes place within six weeks after the deadline.
Grant seekers are strongly encouraged to contact the Community Foundation’s program staff to discuss a grant proposal before submitting a formal application.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application Portal: https://kcfoundationgrants.communityforce.com/Login.aspx?7861726F417A39587757633D
For more information, contact:
Kosciusko County Community Foundation, Inc.
102 East Market Street
Warsaw, IN 46580
USA: Indiana: Kosciusko, Fulton, Wabash, and Whitley counties