Wichita Wagonmasters, the Good Life Grants

Wichita Community Foundation

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Grant amount: US $250 - US $1,000

Deadline: Oct 31, 2019 10:00am PDT

Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity Hospital / Clinic Elementary / Secondary School College / University

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

Location of project: Sedgwick County, Kansas

Location of residency: Kansas

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About this funder:

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Overview:

Established in 2012 by the Wichita Wagonmasters, the Good Life Grants are committed to benefiting the quality of life for people in the Wichita area. The fund serves a wide range of projects enabling more people to enjoy the good life and to promote the idea Wichita is a great place to live, work and play.

What we fund

  • Programs serving Wichita, Kansas
  • Programs that avoid duplication of existing services
  • Programs that collaborate with or facilitate collaboration among nonprofit organizations
  • Programs that suggest creative and practical approaches to community problems
  • Organizations with fiscal soundness
  • Organizations that leverage other funding sources when available
  • Programs that exhibit measurable results
  • Organizations that demonstrate present and future sustainability
  • Programs that address prevention as well as remediation
  • Capital equipment, improvements and construction

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

Eligibility:

  • All applicants to the George R. Tiller, M.D. Memorial Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation:
    • must be in good standing with the Kansas Secretary of State’s office,
    • must be currently exempt under IRS Section 501(c)(3), and classified as an organization to which contributions are deductible under Section 170(c)(2), normally a public charity under Section 509(a).
  • If an emerging nonprofit is certified by the Internal Revenue Service through a form 1023EZ, or is working with a qualified Kansas nonprofit as their fiscal agent, they may apply.

Ineligibility:

  • The fund will not accept grant requests for:
    • general support of operating budgets,
    • reduction of organizational debt,
    • direct lobbying or influencing of elections,
    • tax-supported government functions,
    • funding individuals,
    • unnecessary duplication of existing services,
    • fundraising campaigns and expenses,
    • endowments,
    • fellowships,
    • beauty or talent contests,
    • support of religious organizations of religious purposes, or
    • courtesy advertising.