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Wold Foundation Grant

Grants to Wyoming Nonprofits and Institutions
for Projects to Benefit the Local Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Wold Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/15/19

Description:

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Grants to Wyoming nonprofit organizations and institutions for projects benefiting local residents and youth. Priority funding areas include education, human services organizations, historic activities, health care, and scientific endeavors and outdoor recreation

Primary Areas of Interest:

Education:
- Has an ongoing interest in the growth and development of education, from pre-school through university, including public, independent, and private schools;

Human Services Organizations and Youth Programs
- Believes in human-service organizations and youth programs aimed at helping people help themselves, realize their potential and lead productive lives;
- Will promote youth programs that help develop mental and physical well-being, develop life skills necessary for productive adulthood, and encourage self-confidence and self-reliance;

Cultural and Historic Activities
- Continues to believe cultural activities of a community are important;
- Will support preservation of historic sites and buildings, giving priority to facilities used by a variety of community-based organizations;

Health Care
- Encourages health programs preventive in nature, promote wellness and / or can demonstrate a reduction in health care costs;

Scientific Endeavors, Conservation, Outdoor Recreation
- Encourages scientific endeavors aimed at improving the quality of life and encourage conservation and the wise use of natural resources;
- Views conservation and outdoor recreation as supportive of its interest in health, education, leadership training and youth services;

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185974

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation supports institutions and programs that promote traditional values and free enterprise.

The following guidelines will generally apply:
- Applicant organizations must be classified as 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service and operate within the continental United States.
- The Foundation will not consider grants to institutions which, in policy, or practice unfairly discriminate on the basis of sex, age or religion.
- The Foundation will consider only one request per year from each organization and would generally prefer to consider special projects.
- The Foundation will not accept requests for individuals.
- The Foundation will not accept requests to influence legislation or elect public officials.

Though it is impractical to detail all parameters, the Foundation generally will not:
- Make loans or grants to individuals or loans to organizations;
- Engage in conduit funding: i.e., make a grant to an exempt organization which passes the funds on to another organization;
- Grants funds to retire debt;
- Purchase memberships or blocks of tickets;
- Purchase tickets for fund-raising dinner, parties, balls or other social fund- raising events;
- Schedule interviews with the Foundation Trustees unless the Trustees initiate the meeting;
- Fund churches or church projects;
- Grant monies to endowment funds;
- Support projects involving court action;
- Reconsider previously denied proposals.

Pre-Application Information:

Key Dates and Deadlines:

Wold Foundation Spring Grant Cycle
- Grant Application Due – April 15th, 2019
- Board Meeting – June 6th, 2019
- Funding Decision Notification – June 20th, 2019

Wold Foundation Fall Grant Cycle
- Grant Application Due – October 15th, 2019
- Board Meeting – November 14th, 2019
- Funding Decision Notification – December 5th, 2019

Guidelines and Restrictions: https://woldfoundation.org/guidelinesrestrictions

Contact Information:

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

Online Application: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=woldfoundation

If you have any questions, please contact:
Glenda Thomas
GThomas@woldfoundation.org.

Mailing Address:
Wold Foundation
139 W 2nd St #200
Casper, WY 82601
Phone: (307) 265-7252

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wyoming