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2019 City of Lawrenceburg Community Grant Program Phase II

Grants to Dearborn County, Indiana Nonprofits for Arts,
Animal Protection, Health, Education, and Environment

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Dearborn Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/03/19 4:00 PM EDT


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Grants starting at $5,001 to Dearborn County, Indiana nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit the Lawrenceburg and Dearborn County communities. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of youth, community and public benefit, education, public safety, environment and animal protection, art, culture and humanities, and human services.

The Foundation considers awarded grants to be investments in its community. More information can be seen at:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174244

Estimated Size of Grant:

Phase II grants will be between $5,001 and $100,000.
The maximum grant award allotted is $100,000 per organization per calendar year (combined Phase I & II). Grant applications will be considered as long as funds are available.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations serving residents of Dearborn County that are recognized as tax-exempt by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) under IRC section 501(c)(3) or under section 501(c) are eligible to apply for grants from DCF. If a tax-exempt organization is not a 501(c)(3), then the purpose of the grant request must be charitable as defined by the IRS. Grants awarded to non-501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations will be proportionate to the charitable purpose of the grant request.

Grants are awarded only to organizations:
- Whose programs benefit the residents of Dearborn County
- Which provide for a responsible fiscal agent and adequate accounting procedures

Generally, grants are not made:
- To individuals, except for educational scholarships (which are paid to the educational institute for the benefit of the individual)
- Exclusively for endowment creation (with the exception of endowment matching programs)
- To fund travel expenses
- To sustain ongoing programs/projects
- To fund salaried/contracted positions

No grants are made:
- To support political parties, campaigns or issues, specifically for sectarian religious purposes, but can be made to religious organizations for programs that benefit the general public
- For debt reduction of recipient organization
- For any property improvements (buildings, fencing etc.) to land not owned by the organization seeking the grant funds
- To provide for programs, expenses and/or equipment committed to prior to grant-award date

Pre-Application Information:

Phase II applications must be submitted by 4:00 PM on:
- March 5, 2019
- June 4, 2019
- September 3, 2019

Grant policies can be seen at:

Contact Information:

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

Phase II information and apply button:

All questions relating to available grant opportunities should be directed to Tom Snape, DCF Program Director at:
Dearborn Community Foundation
322 Walnut Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
(812) 539-4115 phone

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Lawrenceburg and Dearborn County