2022 Sprint Educational Excellence Grant Program (Indiana)

Sprint Educational Excellence Grant Program has established an endowment fund that generates income for grants for education.

Donor Name: Dearborn Community Foundation

State: Indiana

County: Dearborn County (IN)

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 03/01/2022

Size of the Grant: $1,000


Sprint has established an endowment fund that generates income for grants for education to eligible tax-exempt organizations. Innovative programs that improve learning opportunities in the community will be considered. Grants are awarded based on the creativity of the project.

Funding Information

The maximum grant award allotted is $1,000 per organization per calendar year

Eligibility Criteria

  • Organizations serving residents of Dearborn County that are currently recognized as tax-exempt by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) under IRC section 501(c)(3) or under section 501(c) are eligible to apply for grants from DCF.
  • If a tax-exempt organization is not a 501(c)(3), then the purpose of the grant request must be charitable as defined by the IRS. Grants awarded to non-501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations will be proportionate to the charitable purpose of the grant request.
  • Grants are awarded only to organizations whose programs benefit the residents of Dearborn County.
  • All organizations applying for grants through the Dearborn Community Foundation must have a responsible fiscal agent or treasurer within the organization and follow adequate accounting procedures.
  • Organizations may not apply for any property improvements (buildings, fencing, etc.) to land not owned by the organization seeking the grant funds.

Generally, grants are not made:

  • to individuals, except for educational scholarships (which are paid to the educational institute for the benefit of the individual);
  • exclusively for endowment creation (with the exception of endowment matching programs);
  • to fund travel expenses;
  • to sustain ongoing programs/projects; and
  • to fund salaried/contracted positions.

No grants are made:

  • to support political parties, campaigns or issues;
  • specifically for sectarian religious purposes, but can be made to religious organizations for programs that benefit the general public;
  • for debt reduction of recipient organization;
  • for any property improvements (buildings, fencing etc. …) to land not owned by the organization seeking the grant funds; and
  • to provide for programs, expenses and/or equipment committed to prior to grant award date.

For more information, visit Dearborn Community Foundation.