Funding available for local nonprofits through the Community Foundation – Muddy River News

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QUINCY – Local nonprofits seeking to grow their programming, expand their mission, and improve their communities are invited and encouraged to apply for funding through the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois annual competitive grant program and Northeast Missouri. The deadline to submit grant applications is 11:45 p.m. on June 1.

Grants are awarded for charitable purposes to organizations that have IRS 501(c)(3) classification or are government entities. Projects must serve in the Community Foundation service area of ​​Adams, Brown, Hancock, and Pike counties in Illinois; and Clark, Knox, Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls, and Shelby counties in Missouri.

Grants for arts and culture, community enhancement, education, health and social services are up to $7,500 for program/project support and up to $2,500 for applications general support. Grants will be awarded in mid-August.

Grant applicants can request a review of the application before submitting it by May 24 by contacting the Kent Embree Program Manager at [email protected] or 217-222-1237.

To learn more about the program, its funding priorities, and the funds that support the program, visit www.mycommunityfoundation.org/competitive-grants. To apply for a competitive grant, visit www.mycommunityfoundation.org and click on “Non-Profit Login” in the upper right corner.

The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri creates permanent charitable funds to help nonprofit organizations and communities in the area.

For more information, call 217-222-1237, email [email protected], or visit mycommunityfoundation.org or www.facebook.com/mycommunityfoundation.

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