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Kosciusko Endowment Youth Services (KEYS) Grant

Grants to Indiana Public and Private Schools and Charitable
Organizations in Eligible Areas for Educational Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Kosciusko County Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

01/15/20 4:30 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Indiana public and private schools and charitable organizations in eligible areas for projects that further the education of local residents. Proposed initiatives should be innovative, incorporate the use of technology, and help students develop important life skills. Funding is intended to benefit the residents of Kosciusko County.

KEYS favors awarding grants that:

  • Make learning fun! KEYS loves creative and innovative ideas that incorporate project-based learning or experiential learning so students aren’t just learning concepts from a text book. This includes hands-on activities and educational games.
  • Promote the importance of education and help develop and enhance social and life skills.
  • Incorporate technology into the classroom that will aid in teaching such as programmable robots, simple machines sets, equipment to flip classrooms, and special computer software. As requests for new technology continue to increase, we will consider how the devices will be used to enhance the education of students.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146026

Estimated Size of Grant:

The average grant award is between $100 and $1,000. The average grant award is $500 or less; however, requests for more will be considered.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

KEYS accepts grant applications from charitable organizations, public and private schools that enhance the education of Kosciusko County residents.

KEYS will not consider grants for:
- Individuals.
- Political activities or those designated to influence legislation.
- Religious organizations for the sole purpose of furthering that religion.
- Travel expenses. Field trip costs associated with the purchase of tickets or materials may be considered.
- Fundraising projects.
- Projects or programs that are not educational.

KEYS will not cover shipping costs associated with the purchase of materials or equipment.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on September 15 and January 15 each year. Applications are reviewed by the student members of KEYS and awards are announced approximately 7 weeks after the deadline.

Contact Information:

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

To apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=kcfoundation

Contact Amy Cannon at the Kosciusko County Community Foundation. You can reach her by e-mail at amyc@kcfoundation.org or by phone at 574-267-1901

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Kosciusko County