The Montgomery County Community Foundation (MCCF) is seeking applications for its Unrestricted Grant Program to support the future of Montgomery County.
Donor Name: Montgomery County Community Foundation
County: Montgomery County (IN)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 04/11/2022
Areas of Interest
- Art & Culture
- Community Development
- Human Services
- Early Childhood Education
MCCF will consider all requests fairly and impartially. Grants will ordinarily be made for one (1) year only. An organization must spend all grant funds as described in the grant proposal. Unused funds must be returned within one (1) year unless an extension is requested in writing, and approved by MCCF.
A strong proposal will have several or all of the following characteristics:
- Include an estimation of the number of people in Montgomery County who will benefit from this project or program.
- Reach a broad segment of the community.
- Show initiative and results by the organization to raise funds toward the project or program.
- Improve the ability of organizations to serve the community over the long term.
- Address a community problem or special project of some significance for which funding is needed and the funding is not covered by the regular budget.
- Present an innovative and practical approach to solve a community problem or project.
- Two bids are encouraged for all proposals and are required for those $ 10,000 and over.
- Set forth a work plan that shows an ability to achieve the project’s goal.
- Identify the sources of possible future funding if the project is to be an ongoing one.
- Give evidence of the qualifications and stability of the organization applying.
- Include projects or programs that are not normally expected to be funded by government entities.
- Promote cooperation and avoid duplication of efforts.
- Requests involving partnerships are encouraged to include letters of support from those partners affirming the relationship.
- Grant applications will be accepted from any new or existing nonprofit organization in Montgomery County.
- These organizations must be a tax-exempt organization whose purposes are described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Grant applications will also be accepted from local governmental entities, such as the three Montgomery County school corporations, for charitable purposes.
- If an organization has received funding from MCCF in the past, all post-grant reporting requirements must be current (not past- due) before an organization is eligible to submit a new request.
For more information, visit Unrestricted Grant Cycle.