PCCF Community Grants

Putnam County Community Foundation

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Grant amount: US $500 - US $84,000

Next deadline: Feb 1, 2020 2:00pm PST (Pre proposal)

Later deadlines: Mar 1, 2020 2:00pm PST (Full proposal), Aug 1, 2020 2:00pm PDT (Pre proposal), Sep 1, 2020 2:00pm PDT (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Putnam County, Indiana

Location of residency: Putnam County, Indiana

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About this funder:



The Community Foundation is interested in supporting all areas of charitable activity in Putnam County, Indiana. The Putnam County Community Foundation makes grants to qualified non-profit organizations seeking to make a difference in Putnam County and its residents. Grants are made in the following areas:

  • Animal Welfare 
  • Arts & Culture
  • Civic & Community
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Human Services
  • Recreation
  • Scholarship
  • Youth

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


  • Qualified non-profit organizations seeking to make a difference in Putnam County and its residents. 
  • A full list of eligible non-profit organizations in our community is available here
    • If you would like to add an organization or program to the list, please provide documentation from the IRS showing that the organization is active in Putnam County and a 501 (c) 3 public charity.
    • Units of government are eligible, but not all are included on this list.


  • In general, grants from the Community Grants Program will not be awarded for the following:
    • Individuals
    • Ongoing operational expenses, i.e. salaries, rent, and utilities
    • Projects that do not serve Putnam County citizens
    • Projects normally fully funded by units of government
    • Projects to build or fund an endowment
    • Religious activities or programs that appear to serve one denomination and not the community at large.
    • Political organizations or campaigns
    • National and state-wide fund raising projects
    • Projects that could be considered discriminatory
    • Projects operated by for-profit companies
    • Projects requesting retroactive funding