COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS
New in 2021: The application is reviewed by the staff after the deadline and returned to the applicant for further clarification, if necessary, before the application is considered for funding.
Due January 7, 2021 (for March distribution)
Due July 1, 2021 (for September distribution)
The Foundation will accept new applications for grant funding in January 2022.
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Additional grant opportunities specifically tailored for programs benefiting women and children are available through the Women of Worth grant program.
The Blackford County Community Foundation is in the business of awarding grants to local nonprofit organizations in order to improve the quality of life for our families.
Grant Awards Since 2018
Since it beginning in 1997, the Foundation has awarded more than $3.1 million in grants to local nonprofits and $343,705 since January 2018. As the Foundation has grown, so has its ability to give back to the community.
We invite you to submit an application for financial support of your great ideas for nurturing Blackford County.
The Foundation accepts grant applications twice per year. The application deadlines are in early February and early August in each calendar year.
Applicants are notified of grant awards within two months of submission.