Horizon South Grants

Horizon Foundation


Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $20,000

Next deadline: Oct 10, 2018

Later deadlines: Apr 1, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Pitkin County, Colorado, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Martin County, Florida, Blaine County, Idaho, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Expand all

Location of residency: Pitkin County, Colorado, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Martin County, Florida, Blaine County, Idaho, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Expand all

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Overview:

Horizon South will focus its funding for the coming years on non-profit organizations that aspire to create and maintain sustainable, vibrant, and resilient communities by:

  • Enabling children and adults to lead their communities in creative, healthy, and thoughtful ways
  • Supporting educational programs that focus on conserving, protecting, and understanding the environment
  • Promoting programs that provide safe and nurturing atmospheres for learning
  • Encouraging the study of visual arts, music, and architecture, and
  • Teaching appreciation of and preserving historical assets

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

Eligibility:

  • The Foundation can only consider requests from non-profit, 501 (c) 3 organizations or projects that have a tax exempt fiscal sponsor.
  • Horizon South will make grants to organizations in the following geographic areas.
    • Barnstable County, Massachusetts
    • Fairfield County, Connecticut
    • Mercer County, New Jersey
    • Martin County, Florida
    • Blaine County, Idaho
    • Pitkin County, Colorado
  • We will consider inquiries for both challenge and matching grants and we encourage collaborative efforts with other grantmakers.

Preferences:

  • Horizon particularly favors programs that combine more than one of the above criteria, have measurable goals and are collaborative in deed and spirit.
  • Grant funding concentrates on building organizational and community-wide effectiveness, developing opportunities, raising aspirations, and generally making a positive and lasting difference.

Ineligibility:

  • Horizon Foundation does not fund:
    • annual, building, capital, or endowment fund drives
    • colleges and universities
    • emergency requests
    • health/mental health
    • individuals
    • international or foreign programs
    • public and private schools
    • religious projects
    • state agencies
  • Grantees must wait at least three grant cycles before reapplying.


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