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Lucky’s Legacy Grant

Grants to East Mississippi Nonprofits and Agencies
for Animal Welfare and Safekeeping Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of East Mississippi

Deadline Date:

06/30/19 Midnight Receipt or Postmarked by Date


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Grants to East Mississippi nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible counties for pet and animal welfare and safekeeping projects. Eligible organizations are located in the following counties: Lauderdale, Newton, Clarke, Neshoba, and Kemper. Special consideration is given to organizations with spay or neuter programs for rescued dogs and cats before being adopted.

This endowment was established to memorialize Lucky, who had been rescued as a small puppy and grew to become a beloved family pet. Lucky's Legacy Endowment will offer grants to organizations that support pet and animal safekeeping and welfare causes in East Mississippi.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184185

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Term of Contract:

This is a one-year/annual grant (not multi-year).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Community Foundation of East Mississippi is committed to supporting organizations located throughout the five-county East Mississippi region (Clarke, Kemper, Lauderdale, Neshoba and Newton counties).

Applicants must be tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, classified as “not a private foundation."

Governmental agencies and public charities may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline to Apply: June 30, 2019. Forms postmarked after June 30, 2019, or emailed after midnight June 30, 2019, will not be accepted.

Tentative Announcement: July 15, 2019

Contact Information:

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

Please submit the completed application to the following address:
Community Foundation of East Mississippi
P.O. Box 865
Meridian, MS 39302-0865


Leigh Thomas, Executive Director
Phone: (601) 696-3035

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Mississippi: Clarke, Kemper, Lauderdale, Neshoba, and Newton Counties