June 03, 2019
The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation Board of Trustees approved grants totaling $558,378 at the May board meeting. This total includes seven competitive grant totaling $290,604, three president’s discretionary grants totaling $4,750, and 54 donor advised fund grants totaling $263,024.
Competitive grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations that seek to meet community needs and match the goals, objectives and priorities of The Community Foundation. Grantseekers must submit a written grant proposal for consideration. Applications are reviewed four times per year.
Funding for competitive grants comes from Funds for the Common Good and Field of Interest funds established by donors at The Community Foundation. Funds for the Common Good allow the Foundation’s Board of Trustees to direct the funds where they are most needed. Field of Interest funds are granted in the donor’s chosen area of interest, such as health, education or the arts.
The following competitive grants were approved by the Board of Trustees, made possible by the Common Good and Field of Interest Funds of The Community Foundation:
Discretionary grants fund urgent or special requests that are outside of The Community Foundation’s various grant cycles. The President of the Community Foundation is allocated an amount each year. These grants typically do not individually exceed $5,000, with the exception of special cases. The following discretionary grants were approved by The Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
54 grants to 41 organizations totaling $263,024. For a list of the donor advised grants and amounts, please contact the Foundation.