The Whitley County Community Foundation

Whitley County Foundation’s call for grant requests

The Whitley County Community Foundation’s grant review session is approaching. The Foundation funds charitable projects that will make a positive impact on Whitley County and its people. The Foundation is particularly interested in ideas that shed new light on local needs and provide innovative, long-term solutions

Categories include Arts and Culture, Health, Civic Affairs, Recreation, Community Development, Welfare, Education

Requests for funding are reviewed by the Foundation’s Grants Committee, composed of residents from communities throughout the county. Their recommendations are forwarded to the Foundation’s Board of Directors, with  whom all grant-making authority resides.

The deadline for submitting an application is December 1st, and grant seekers are encouraged to call the Foundation to discuss a grant proposal before submitting a formal application. In addition to a completed application, the request must also include a cover letter, a copy of IRS tax exempt letter, annual operating budget, and a project budget.

If you would like an application or have questions call John Slavich, Program Officer, at 244-5224. You may also download an application from the Foundation’s website which is www.whitleycountycommunityfoundation.org.

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