Foundation / Corporation
Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County (CFBMC)
Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to in Bloomington and Monroe County, Indiana nonprofit organizations, government units, schools, and religious organizations for initiatives that improve community life. A Letter of Intent must be submitted prior to the full proposal. Funding is intended for programs in a wide range of focus areas, such as arts and culture, social and health services, education, recreation, beautification and preservation, animal welfare, the environment, and community development opportunities.
For the 2020 grantmaking cycle, priority consideration will be given to projects and programs identified as priorities in the Monroe County Quality of Place and Workforce Attraction Plan. For additional information, see: https://www.cfbmc.org/monroe-county-quality-of-place-and-workforce-attraction-plan/
The Foundation seeks to invest in projects that are forward thinking, community changing in their implementation, practical in their application and unique to the community. Highest priority in the evaluation of grant proposals is given to proposals that incorporate and embrace the following:
The evaluation team will tend to respond more favorably to organizations and programs that:
GrantWatch ID#: 180965
The amount of the grants will range from $10,000 to $50,000.
Most grant funding periods are 12 to 18 months in length. In unusual, but necessary circumstances, it may be prudent for a grant funding period to extend for 1 to 2 years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit the Letter of Intent to:
Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County
Attention: Marcus Whited
100 South College Avenue, Suite #240
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
USA: Indiana: Bloomington and Monroe County
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