Gibson County Community Foundation: Women’s Fund Grants Program

Community Foundation Alliance, Inc.

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Grant amount: Up to US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Apr 4, 2020

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity Nonprofit

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

Location of project: Gibson County, Indiana

Location of residency: Indiana

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Overview:

Overview

The Women’s Fund of Gibson County is used to make grants to support a variety of projects or programs that are important to Gibson County women and improve the quality of life for the county’s residents.

Project Areas Considered for Funding

The program or project for which funding is being requested must address needs and opportunities that improve the quality of life for Gibson County’s residents and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Community Development: New or existing activities that improve the community’s economic, social, environmental, and cultural well-being.
  • Education: New or existing activities that promote or strengthen educational attainment, both in and out of the classroom.
  • Health: New or existing activities that improve health outcomes.
  • Human Services: New or existing activities that improve public protection, employment, food and nutrition, agriculture, housing and shelter, public safety, disaster preparedness and relief.
  • Other Civic Endeavors: Other activities that will improve the quality of life for residents of Gibson County.

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

Eligibility:

  • The Women’s Fund of Gibson County welcomes grant applications from non-profit organizations that are tax-exempt under sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and from governmental agencies serving Gibson County.
  • Applications from other non-profit organizations to carry out charitable projects or activities in Gibson County may be accepted.
  • In some cases, organizations without the 501(c)(3) designation may be required to obtain a fiscal sponsor.
  • Applications submitted by an entity under the auspices of a verified 501(c)(3) public charity must include a written statement signed by the agency’s board president on behalf of the board of directors agreeing to act as the entity’s fiscal sponsor, to receive grant monies if awarded, and to oversee the proposed project.

Ineligibility:

  • Project Areas NOT Considered for Funding
    • Requests for funding to reduce or retire debt of the organization.
    • Projects that focus solely on the spiritual needs and growth of a church congregation or members of other religious organizations.
    • Political parties or campaigns.
    • Operating costs not directly related to the proposed project (the organization’s general operating expenses including equipment, staff salary, rent, and utilities).
    • Event sponsorships, annual appeals, and membership contributions.
    • Travel expenses for groups or individuals such as bands, sports teams, or classes.
    • Scholarships or other grants to individuals.