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City of Evansville Endowment Fund (CEEF)

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Grants to Indiana nonprofit organizations serving eligible locations for activities that benefit the local community. An LOI must be submitted prior to the submission of a full application. Funding is intended for recreation activities, economic development projects, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture activities, and facilities used for the provision of services and activities. Applicant organizations must serve residents within the city limits of Evansville.

Activities must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Social and community-based organizations for the acquisition, construction, and renovation of permanent facilities used in the provision of services and activities.
  • Arts and cultural activities; defined as the construction or renovation of facilities that promote the arts, culture, and/or tourism. 
  • Recreation activities; defined as the construction and renovation of parks, playgrounds, and other public recreational facilities that are designed for public participation. 
  • Neighborhood revitalization; defined as the acquisition of property that is blighted, appropriate for rehabilitation, or what is needed to be used for the development of housing for low to moderate-income persons. 
  • Economic development projects; defined as any project that will augment, supplement or replenish existing municipally operated loan programs, in pursuit of new economic development opportunities. 

For examples of activities, see the URL for Full Text below.

At least sixty percent (60%) of grant funding will be distributed for activities that will support or benefit the 4th and 6th wards of the City of Evansville.

Not more than thirty percent (30%) of any grant request may be for personnel costs, travel costs, office supplies, and other program operating costs. Operating costs for any organization must be directly related to the capital project.

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GrantWatch ID#: 151335

Estimated Size of Grant:

The CEEF grants committee will consider funding requests of any amount. Requests of at least $1,000 are preferred.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

CEEF serves to provide funds to organizations that qualify as tax-exempt organizations under sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Applicant organizations must serve within the city limits of Evansville, Indiana. At least sixty percent (60%) of grant funding will be distributed for activities that will support or benefit the 4th and 6th wards of the City of Evansville.

CEEF grants shall not support or benefit the following activities of organizations:
- Any project that is sponsored, wholly or in part, by a for-profit organization.
- Proposals of endowment creation or debt reduction.
- Religious organizations for religious purposes.
- Political parties or campaigns.
- Annual appeals or membership contributions.
- Program costs, such as program materials, supplies, and equipment not directly related to the capital project.

Pre-Application Information:

- Letter of Inquiry Deadline: June 23, 2022
- All Letters of Inquiry will be reviewed by the Fund’s grants committee, with all applicants being notified of the review decision no later than July 25.
- Formal Application Deadline: August 29.

The CEEF uses a two-step application process to review funding requests. A Letter of Inquiry is the required first step for submitting funding requests to be considered by the fund’s grants committee. The Letter of Inquiry helps in determining whether a funding request qualifies for consideration before the applicant invests time and effort in completing a formal grant application.

Contact Information:

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

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Please contact the Director of Programs and Strategic Engagement, Melinda Waldroup, at for additional help.

Community Foundation Alliance
5000 E. Virginia Street, Suite 4
Evansville, IN 47715
812-429-1191 (main)

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