Community Impact Matching Grant Application

Community Impact Matching Grant Application

Apply For A Matching Grant

The Community Foundation has established two Grant Cycles for 2019.

  • First Grant Cycle
    Period Opens: Friday, February 15, 2019
    Application Deadline: Friday, April 19, 2019
    Decisions Announced: Friday, June 21, 2019
    Funding Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2019
  • Second Grant Cycle
    Period Opens: Friday, August 2, 2019
    Application Deadline: Friday, October 4, 2019
    Decisions Announced: Friday, December 20, 2019
    Funding Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2020

NOTE: Changes have been incorporated into this year's Grant Cycle. Please be sure to read the Guidelines. If you have already received an award through the first grant cycle of 2019, you are NOT eligible to apply for the second grant cycle.

We recommend a Grant Application be submitted as early as possible in the grant cycle.

How to Apply

Applying for a matching grant is a simple process which doesn’t require any special writing or presentation skills. If your project/program is ready to launch within the next three months, we invite you to submit a completed Grant Application. Matching grants do not exceed $10,000.

Please submit your Grant Application to Gary Byrne. Printed forms will be accepted if the applicant is unable to submit electronically.

NOTE: A new grant application is not eligible until all grant reporting requirements from prior grants is submitted.

Matching Grant Consideration

Proposals of Capacity Building Grants will be given highest priority followed by grants for specific projects in the following Fields of Interest:

  • Agriculture Preservation - Supporting programs which sustain our robust farmland, and promoting our agriculture community
  • Environment - Supporting programs which promote the best environmental practices for the well-being of our community
  • Arts & Culture - Supporting new and traditional forms of visual and performing arts through education and experience
  • Community Enhancement - Providing an enduring impact through the civic and historical aspects of community life
  • Economic Development - Supporting projects and initiatives that lead to economic growth and prosperity for the community
  • Education & Youth - Supporting programs which enhance learning and impact knowledge, skills, and attitudes
  • Health & Social Services - Improving health and providing for basic needs and social service programs

All Matching Grant Applications accepted will be fairly evaluated and ranked based upon the most effective use of grant resources with emphasis on community impact, financial leverage, collaboration, and sustainability.

Categories Funds Community Impact Grant Consideration