September 5, 2017
The Community Foundation of Greene County (CFGC) is accepting applications for the Fall Community Grants including the Harvest Fund, Cindy’s Wind Fund for Women and Girls, and the Excellence in Education Fund.
Applications for Community Grants, will be accepted until Monday, October 2nd for project activities beginning after November 30. Successful grant awards will be announced in late November.
Proposed Community Grants 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; Education; Environment; Food and Hunger, Health & Fitness; and Human Services. Grant awards for Community grants will not exceed $2,000.
Additionally, CFGC is accepting proposals for grants from three special funds: Cindy’s Wind Fund for Women and Girls; the Excellence in Education Fund for public school teacher led projects; and the Harvest Fund for food and hunger needs.
The Cindy’s Wind Fund will provide a mini-grant of $500 to projects which help women and girls fulfill their potential. The Cindy’s Wind Fund seeks proposals for projects that aim to help women and girls fulfill their full potential, which may include activities such as information programs, direct service programs, special activities, and more.
The Excellence in Education Fund will provide one or two 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.
The Harvest Fund will provide one or two grants of $500 – $1,000 to address food needs, hunger needs or other related activities for Greene County residents.
Eligible applicants for grants from the Community Grants Fund and special grant funds must be nonprofit, charitable, tax-exempt organizations (recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code), as well as educational institutions or schools, religious organizations, and government organizations, whose purposes and programs benefit Greene County residents.
CFGC seeks to fund organizations and ideas that will have a significant and lasting impact on Greene County, its residents, infrastructure and future.
Please review the Community Grants guidelines, application procedures and application form, which are available on the Foundation website at http://www.cfgcpa.org, for more specific information.
Grant applications for all grants must be received in the CFGC Office no later than 4:00 PM on October 2nd.
Applications may be received by postal mail, hand-delivery, e-mail, or fax. Please note that e-mail or fax submissions must also mail a copy of the application form with original signature within 48 hours of the deadline. CFGC is not responsible for lost or undelivered applications, so please verify that your application has been received.
For additional information, contact the Foundation office at 724-627-2010, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.