Community Foundation Women’s Fund Accepting Grant Applications For Charitable Projects

Washington, Indiana –  The Daviess County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for charitable projects or activities in Daviess County.

The Women’s Fund held at the Daviess County Community Foundation is providing funding for a single grant of up to $10,000 to support a charitable project or program. Applications are being accepted through March 31.

The types of charitable activities that may be supported through this grant program include arts and culture, community development, education, health, human services, environment, recreation, and youth development projects and programs.

The Foundation welcomes funding requests from non-profit organizations that are tax-exempt under sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and from governmental agencies. Funding requests from other non-profit organizations to carry out charitable projects or activities may also be accepted.

Agencies and projects not eligible for funding include religious organizations for religious purposes, political parties or campaigns, endowment creation or debt reduction, operating costs not directly related to the proposed project or program, capital campaigns, annual appeals or membership contributions, and travel requests for groups or individuals such as bands, sports teams, or school classes.

The grant application process is being conducted online via the Community Foundation’s website at www.CommunityFoundationAlliance.org/Daviess. In addition to the online application, applicants should be prepared to make an oral presentation about their proposal if they are selected as a finalist. Finalist presentations will be made to Women’s Fund donors at a meeting on May 10, after which the grant recipient will be selected.

Grant application training is available by contacting the Foundation office at 812-254-9354 or emailing mary@daviesscommunityfoundation.org.