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Crown Point Community Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $12,000

Next anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2019

Later anticipated deadlines: Jun 1, 2019, Sep 1, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Lake County, Indiana

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The Crown Point Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. The Foundation is a member of the IN Philanthropy Alliance.

Mission 

Enriching the quality of life in South Lake County 

  • Providing financial assistance to fund a broad range of community needs 
  • Maximizing charitable gifts by utilizing current tax law
  • Directing resources in a manner tailored to meet donors’ specific needs managing endowment assets which will meet philanthropic needs

Guidelines

The Crown Point Community Foundation is interested in funding projects to enrich the quality of life in South Lake County.

When reviewing grant applications, the grant committee will give consideration to the following guidelines:

  • The potential community impact of the grant and the number of people who will benefit. 
  • Projects in the fields of interest in:
    • Education,
    • Health and Human Services,
    • Civic Affairs,
    • Preservation and Conservation,
    • Arts and Culture.
  • The extent of local volunteers’ involvement and support for the project.
  • The composition and level of commitment of the organization’s directors/trustees.
  • The organization’s fiscal responsibility and management qualifications.
  • The ability of the organization to obtain additional funding to implement the project.
  • The organization’s ability to provide funding after a long-term grant has expired.

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

Eligibility:

  • The Foundation supports public charitable organization dedicated to building permanently endowed funds that distribute grants for community needs.

Ineligibility:

  • Grants may not be used for any political campaign, or to support attempts to influence the legislature of any government body.


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