CPCF Grants

Crown Point Community Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $12,000

Next deadline: Feb 1, 2020

Later deadlines: Jun 1, 2020, Sep 1, 2020

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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Focus Areas:

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

  • Education,
  • Health and Human Services,
  • Civic Affairs,
  • Preservation and Conservation,
  • Arts and Culture,
  • Animal Related.


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.
    • 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.

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.


  • 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.