Income from the Foundation's unrestricted funds are awarded through the Community Impact Grant program. The Foundation intends for grants to fund innovative or creative projects with significant impact on the community served by the nonprofit.
The Foundation welcomes grant applications from nonprofit organizations which benefit LaGrange County, or its citizens. It generally favors grant requests which:
Nonprofit organizations serving LaGrange County are eligible to apply in five areas of interest: Arts & Culture, Health & Human Services, Recreation, Environment and Education.
The Community Foundation accepts Community Impact Grant applications twice each year. Applications are due April 1 and September 3. Grant awards are announced approximately 10 weeks after each deadline.
The Foundation has an online grant application process. Please review our grant guidelines to determine if your proposal aligns with them. You will be required to upload a few documents in the online application. We recommend you have them easily available in PDF format:
Applications must be submitted via our online process by deadline. Community Impact Grants are awarded based on a competitive grant application process. Grant seekers are strongly encouraged to contact the Program Officer to discuss funding needs before applying.
2019 Spring Grant Application - Due April 1
2019 Fall Grant Application - Due September 3