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Boomerang Sisterhood Grant

Grants to Miami County, Indiana Nonprofits and
Groups for Projects Benefitting Local Communities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Northern Indiana Community Foundation (NICF) - Miami County Community Foundation (MCCF)

Deadline Date:

09/03/19 5:00 PM Receipt


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Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to Miami County, Indiana nonprofit organizations and groups for a range of activities that will benefit local communities. Past grants have been given in the areas of education, arts and culture, human services, youth development, recreation, and community development.

Applications will be considered annually and voted upon by funding source contributors. Please note that low priority will be given to schools.

The Boomerang Sisterhood is a women’s giving circle that draws upon the wisdom and resources of Miami County women to create a better society. Women participate by making an annual contribution of $120 (payable in installments) to the Boomerang Sisterhood Fund, thereby becoming a voting member.

From these contributions, members of the Boomerang Sisterhood annually grant to charitable projects for the benefit of Miami County. Members don’t have to worry about attending regular meetings or extended responsibilities, other than to cast an annual vote for projects they want to see supported. All gifts are pooled together in an endowment fund held by the Community Foundation. The earnings of which will be used for grants.

The Mission of the Boomerang Sisterhood is: “to inspire Miami County women to reach their full potential to create a better society.”

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 145619

Number of Grants:

The Sisterhood awards 4-5 grants per year.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant amounts available will be $500 up to $1,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to local charitable organizations and groups serving Miami County.

Please note that schools, both public and private are less likely to receive funding from the Boomerang Sisterhood.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: Tuesday September 3, 2019 by 4:30 p.m.

If you are selected as a finalist, please be available to attend the Boomerang Sisterhood event.

More information about the Boomerang Sisterhood may be found here:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Corinne Becknell Lucas, Associate Director
(877) 432-6423

Send your submissions to:

ATTN: Corinne Becknell Lucas, Associate Director
P.O. Box 807
Rochester, IN 46975

Miami County Community Foundation, Inc.
13 E. Main Street, Peru, IN 46970
Phone: (765) 475-2859
Connie Cutler – Director of Development

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Miami County