Kearney Area Community Foundation Grants
Kearney Area Community Foundation
Grant amount: US $500 - US $5,700
Next deadline: Feb 1, 2019
Later deadlines: Aug 1, 2019
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program, General Operating Expense, Capital Project
Location of project: Buffalo County, Nebraska
Location of residency: United StatesView website Save Need help writing this grant?
The Grants Program of the Kearney Area Community Foundation (“KACF”) is a means by which not-for-profit charitable organizations may secure financial assistance for programs and/or projects which will enhance the quality of life for all residents of the Kearney area and surrounding communities. KACF is a ‘community’ foundation that collects and administers charitable funds under Section 509(a)(1) of the IRS tax code.
- seeking and soliciting gifts and bequests from individuals, families, corporations, and other not-for-profit organizations,
- managing assets for preservation of principal, optimum return, and perpetuity of the donor’s intentions, and
- distributing funds through grants.
- Economic Development
- Human Services
- Religion (non-denominational)
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- Grants are made to nonprofit, federally tax exempt (501(c)(3)) qualified organizations or organizations delivering a project or program that qualifies as charitable activity or which has a fiscal relationship with a charity, will be considered.
- Only projects or programs in the Kearney area and surrounding communities are considered for support, unless in an unusual case where a donor has directed his/her support to assist an agency in another area.
- As a general practice, the Kearney Area Community Foundation refrains from funding:
- Agencies serving a populace outside of the KACF’s service area; or to programs that do not meet the mission of the KACF.
- Annual fund drives, galas, or other special-event fundraising activities
- Capital campaigns/renovation projects (unless we can make an impact with a small grant)
- Debt reduction
- Dissertations or student/faculty research projects
- Emergency or disaster relief efforts
- Established or new endowment funds
- Indirect/administrative costs
- Institutions that discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, or age in policy or in practice
- Loans, fellowships, or grants to individuals
- Religious activities (unless non-denominational and serving a broad segment of the population)
- Political lobbying, or legislative activities
- Private or parochial schools (unless serving a broad segment of the population), as well as other private organizations
- Profit making enterprises (unless allowed by Federal Treasury Regulations)
- Travel, tours or trips, including honor conferences, expanded studies
- Umbrella organizations that would re-distribute the requested funds at their discretion
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