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Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg Grant

Grants to Mississippi Nonprofits, Schools, and IHEs for
Health, Education, and Community Benefit in Eligible Counties

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg

Deadline Date:

10/31/19 3:00 PM Receipt or Postmarked by Date

Description:

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Grants starting at $25,000 to Mississippi nonprofit organizations, schools, and IHEs to benefit residents of Forrest, Covington, Lamar, Jones, Jefferson Davis, Pearl River, Perry, and Marion Counties. Funding is intended for health and education, though consideration will also be given to activities falling within other categories.

Areas of interest:

- Education: Children should be equipped with a basic education in math, science, reading, and writing. They should develop the character and skills necessary to be successful, contributing members of society.

- Health: The community should provide a healthy environment for all of its citizens to grow both mentally, physically, and spiritually.

- Other: Other initiatives, including cultural and ethical, should be supported that benefit the community and make the region a better place in which to live.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183535

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are awarded for a minimum of $25,000.

Term of Contract:

Grants are awarded for periods of one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:
- A tax-exempt organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that is not a private foundation described in Section 509(a)
- An exempt operating foundation described in Section 4940(d)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code
- An organization described in Section 170(c) (1) or Section 511(a) (2) (B) of the Internal Revenue Code.
- The organization must have an active Board of Directors and a current annual audit.

The Foundation makes grants to nonprofit, charitable or educational organizations in the following eight counties. The eight counties are Lamar, Forrest, Marion, Perry, Jones, Covington, Pearl River, and Jefferson Davis.

Grants are not made to private foundations described in Section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, private or publicly held corporations, limited liability corporations, partnerships, sub-chapter "S" corporations, or individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Cycles are:
- ​January 1 - March 31
- April 1 - May 31
- June 1 - August 31
​- Sept 1 - October 31

To be accepted, grant applications must be received on or before the last Wednesday of the grant cycle listed above. Applications sent through the postal system must be postmarked by midnight of the deadline date. Hand delivered applications (by courier or individual) must be received on or before 3:00 PM on the deadline date. These deadlines are strictly observed.

Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg, Inc. will contact all applicants by mail or email to inform them of the results of the grant review process by:
- April 30 for January through March applicants
- June 30 for April through May applicants
- September 30 for June through August applicants
- November 30 for September through October applicants

Applications must be submitted online and as hard copies.

The submitting organization must ensure that the size of a grant from the Asbury Foundation will not cause the organization to convert to a private foundation under certain Internal Revenue Service regulations.

When submitting a grant and you are a university, junior college or k-12 school the grant must be signed by the President of the University or by the Superintendent.

If your initial application is declined, you must wait for one year to reapply. For example, if you apply in January and your grant is declined you must wait for the following January to reapply.

Contact Information:

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

Online application portal: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_5871?SA=SNA&FID=35006

The mailing address for grant applications is:

Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg, Inc.
P. O. Box 17797
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39404-7797

The street address is:

Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg, Inc.
One Asbury Centre Building
201 Methodist Boulevard
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402

Stacie Michel Wallace, Executive Assistant/Associate Director.
Stacie@asburyfoundation.org
Phone: 601-296-3555
Fax: 601-296-3222

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Mississippi: Covington, Forrest, Jones, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Marion, Perry, and Pearl River Counties

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