CPCF Grants

Crown Point Community Foundation

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Next deadline: Sep 1, 2020

Later deadlines: Feb 1, 2021, Jun 1, 2021

Grant amount: Up to US $12,000

Fields of work: Education Environment Art & Culture Health & Medicine Human & Social Services Civic Affairs Environmental Conservation Show all

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Capital Project, Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Lake County, Indiana

Location of residency: United States

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Fields of Interest

The Crown Point Community Foundation will consider grant applications for projects in the following Fields of Interest:

  • Animal Related,
  • Arts and Culture,
  • Community Improvement,
  • Economic Development,
  • Education,
  • Environmental,
  • Food/Nutrition/Agriculture,
  • Health and Human Services,
  • Housing and Shelter,
  • Public Safety,
  • Recreation,
  • Religion Related,
  • Youth Development.


When reviewing grant applications, the Crown Point Community Foundation will give consideration to the following guidelines:

  • Distributions from the Crown Point Community Foundation Endowment Fund shall be limited to projects within the territorial boundaries of Crown Point, Cedar Lake, Lowell and Winfield in South Lake County.  
  • Only one grant application per organization or agency will be eligible within a 12-month period. 
  • The potential community impact of the grant and the number of people who will benefit. 
  • 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.


  • The Crown Point Community Foundation is interested in funding projects, which will improve the quality of life for citizens in Crown Point, Cedar Lake, Lowell and Winfield areas.
  • The Foundation supports public charitable organization dedicated to building permanently endowed funds that distribute grants for community needs.
  • Grants are usually made to non-profit organizations exempt from federal taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and to other charitable civic organizations.
  • Grants are primarily awarded to underwrite program expenses or to fund capital expenditures.
  • The Foundation operates without discrimination as to age, race, religion, sex, disability, or national origin in the consideration of grant requests.
    • The Foundation funds only grant seekers who do not unlawfully discriminate as to age, race, religion, sex, disability, or national origin.


  • Grants are usually not made for endowment purposes.
  • No grants may be used for any political campaign, or to support attempts to influence the legislature of any governmental body.