Carver County Response Fund Grants

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $5,000

Fields of work: Community Services Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

Applicant type: Nonprofit, Indigenous Group, Government Entity

Funding uses: General Operating Expense

Location of project: Carver County, Minnesota

Location of residency: Minnesota

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Eligibility:

NOTE: No deadline; Ongoing. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly and/or bi-monthly basis starting the week of April 7, 2020

Carver County Response Fund Grants

We understand and share the concerns of our communities, our donors, volunteers, staff and their families as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold. And though the challenges ahead are unknown, we remain optimistic that our communities will pull through and emerge stronger than before. The Community Foundation of Carver County has established the Carver County Response Fund and invites you to apply. The purpose of this fund is to support the local community in times of crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic. This application will also serve as a tool for us and our funding partners to connect resources and people.

Funding Amount Range: $1,000-$5,000

Focus Areas

  • Support for organizations with roots in community and have experiences with those impacted by crisis and providing direct services and support for unmet needs
  • Grant considerations for community-wide impact as follows:
    • Heightened awareness of equity and supporting vulnerable populations
    • Immediate needs of economically vulnerable populations related to closures (Examples might include but not limited to food, shelter, technology, etc.)
    • Increased demand for medical information and support including mental health services (safety education, etc.)

Preferences:

  • Eligible Organizations:
    • 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organizations
    • Schools
    • Government entities
  • Geographic Area: Grant must serve residents of Carver County

Ineligibility:

  • What We Don't Fund
    • Individuals
    • Religious organizations for religious purposes
    • Political organizations or political campaigns
    • Annual fundraising drives
    • Endowments
    • Debt retirement or deficit financing
    • Payment for expenses already incurred
    • Scholarships or medical research
    • Grants for travel or conferences

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