Laura Turner Dugas Fund for Allen County Grant

The Community Foundation of South Central Kentucky

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Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2020 3:00pm PST

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Allen County, Kentucky

Location of residency: Allen County, Kentucky

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About this funder:



The Laura Turner Dugas Fund for Allen County [the LTD Fund] exists to build a better area in which all of its citizens can enjoy life—work, play and retirement. The LTD Fund has been established to encourage philanthropic giving by providing a common source for contributions to charity and other community concerns. The LTD Fund prefers to fund programs/projects that address community needs and have lasting value. The goal is to leave a legacy upon which future generations of citizens of Allen County can establish an even finer community

Elements We Support in Our Communities

In 1995 The Foundation identified the following five areas as those that it would address through grant awards: 

  • Education
  • The Arts
  • Beautification
  • Health & Human Services
  • Public Recreation

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Organization must be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit agency and/or organized group carrying out a charitable purpose for the public good.
  • Grants will be made to organizations located in the Allen County.
  • Applicants should represent projects/programs that can demonstrate potential for success and sustainability.
  • Program objectives should be specific and measurable.


  • CFKSY does not fund: 
    • Individuals
    • Annual/capital campaigns
    • Endowments
    • Sectarian Religious purposes: Faith based organizations and churches are eligible if project/ program serves the community. 
    • General agency operating revenues; some indirect operating costs attributable to the program proposal may be funded. 
    • Capital improvements/ purchases ; unless they are tied to the specific program proposal