Community Good Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted

Vincennes, Indiana / May 12, 2017— Knox County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2017 Community Good grant cycle.

The Foundation awards Community Good grants to charitable partners located in or directly serving Knox County. Grants are normally given as one-time support of a project but may be considered for additional support or for expansions or outgrowths of an initial project. During the 2016 Community Good grant cycle, grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 were awarded to charitable projects benefiting 13 agencies.

Applications must be submitted online at communityfoundationalliance.org/grant/knox-discretionary-grant/ and submitted by midnight on Friday, June 30, 2017. Projects and activities may be from charitable entities qualified as 501(c)(3) or 509(a) organizations and from governmental agencies and other organizations not classified as 501(c)(3) public charities when the project or activity has a charitable purpose. All organizations submitting grant proposals will be notified of the outcome via email on or before September 29, 2017.

Agencies and projects not eligible for funding include: religious organizations for religious purposes; political parties or campaigns; endowment creation or debt reduction; normal operating costs; capital campaigns, annual appeals or membership contributions; and travel requests for groups or individuals such as bands, sports teams, or classes.

Questions and requests for grant application training should be directed to Mary Smith, Regional Director at 812-254-9355.