Edgar P. & Nona B. McKinney Foundation: Research Grant

Edgar P. & Nona B. McKinney Foundation

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Deadline: Apr 1, 2021

Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $10,000

Fields of work: Geography Mathematics Astronomy & Astrophysics Atmospheric Sciences Climatology Geology

Applicant type: Nonprofit, College / University

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Lake County, Florida, Dane County, Wisconsin

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The Edgar P. & Nona B. McKinney Foundation was established in the 1990s. It was the intent of Mr. & Mrs. McKinney to fund organizations that are charitable, religious and educational in nature.

Funding Priorities

Priority in grantmaking is given to worthwhile research projects in the fields of mathematics, geography, climatology, meteorology, geology (including deep sea studies and tectonic plates) and astronomy conducted at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Second tier priority in awarding grants shall be to other qualified education institutions.

Geographic Focus

The Foundation generally restricts its funding to Lake County, Florida, with special consideration given to the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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


  • Organizations that are exempt from taxation under the Internal revenue Code Sections 501(c)(3).
    • If you are a 509 (a)(3) Supporting Organization, please be prepared to provide additional information.

This page was last reviewed August 06, 2020 and last updated April 02, 2020