Community Funds

Application Process

Community Fund Grants are awarded based on a competitive grant application process. Nonprofit organizations serving Kosciusko County are eligible to apply in seven areas of interest: arts & culture, human services, civic projects, recreation, environment, health, and education. Grant applications are due March 1, July 1, and November 1 of each year. Grant notification takes place nine weeks after each deadline.

Grant seekers should review Community Fund Application Guidelines before applying.

To access the grant application portal, click the button below. The first time you apply, the Community Foundation staff will need to create a user login for you.  Please reach out to us for assistance.

Grant seekers are required to contact the Community Foundation’s program staff to discuss your grant proposal prior to submitting a formal application online.

Forms for Grant Recipients

Request for Payment

Payment request should be submitted through the online grant portal after the grant has been approved.

Required Grant Application Attachments

  • IRS Determination Letter (required for 501c3 organizations)
  • List of board members with city/town of residence
  • List of staff members with city/town of residence
  • Financial documents*
  • Completed Grant Budget Worksheet
    Download the PDF Version or Word Document
  • Completed Authorization Signature Form
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*What financial documents should I include with my application?

You will need to upload your organization’s most recent Statement of Activities and Statement of Financial Position. Examples of both documents are below. Your organization’s most recent 990 is also requested, but not required.