The Community Foundation of Greene County (CFGC) is accepting applications for several grant opportunities for nonprofits, public schools and teachers.
Grants are available from the following funds:
Community Grant Fund projects may include (but are not limited to) any one or more of the following broad priorities:
- Arts, Culture & Humanities
- Children, Youth & Families
- Community and Economic Development
- Food and Hunger
- Health & Fitness
- Human Services
Grant awards for Community grants will not exceed $2,000.
Eligible organizations for grants from the Community Grant funds must be 501(c)(3) nonprofits, educational institutions, or governmental units/agencies for projects serving Greene County residents. Religious organizations may apply for projects that focus on addressing community needs beyond the membership of the organization.
L&M Medical Needs Fund will provide a grant of up to $33,000 to provide financial assistance to Greene County patients or clients for medical needs, such as medical prescriptions, hospice care, or other medical services, through qualified non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations who serve individuals in need of such services.
Consol Energy Excellence in Education Fund will provide grants of $250-$500 for teacher-led classroom projects that fall outside the normal school budget, or that the teacher would otherwise use their own funds to support. Grants are available to Greene County public school teachers through their public school.
EITC Innovative Education Fund for approved innovative education projects in Greene County public schools. $4,425 is available for one or more grants. See the guidelines at http://www.cfgcpa.org/grants-for-public-schools/ for a list of approved projects.
For more information about these grant opportunities, please go to our website http://www.cfgcpa.org/about-cfgc-grants/ to review guidelines, application procedures and process.
The deadline to submit applications for each of these funds is October 1.
Successful grant awards will be announced in late November for projects beginning after the first of December.
Applications will be accepted though the CFGC Online Grant Portal on the CFGC Grants website at http://www.cfgcpa.org/apply-for-a-grant/
For additional information, contact the Foundation office at 724-627-2010, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.