Grant Opportunities

Making the community a better place should not be a difficult process. Download Guidelines for Grantseekers, a great place to start. If this is your first grant request or your hundredth grant request, we’re here to help! Below is application information, some resources to make it easier and documents to assist your organization in communicating your success.

Contact Kimberly with questions during any step of the process.


For assistance with the new online grant portal, please visit the Grant Resources page.


Due the first Friday in March.

Hancock Education Fund

Due the first Friday in March.

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Stitt Early Literacy Mentoring

Due the first Friday in March. New applicants should submit the Early Literacy Mentoring Grant Application. Schools currently participating in this grant program should submit the Early Literacy Mentoring Grant Report and Renewal Application.

New Applicant?

If your organization has never received a grant from The Community Foundation before, you must submit IRS Form W-9 with your grant application.

Communicating Your Grant

The hard work is complete, now let’s celebrate and share the good news! Doing so helps you publicize your organization and its good work, recognizes the Foundation and its donors, and promotes philanthropy in the greater Hancock County area.