Grants Supporting Education
Kosciusko Endowment Youth Services (KEYS) is the youth philanthropy program of the Kosciusko County Community Foundation and is comprised of twenty students who attend the four high schools located in Kosciusko County: Lakeland Christian Academy, Tippecanoe Valley, Warsaw and Wawasee. Students are selected to join in eighth grade and remain active members in the program until they graduate from high school. The mission of KEYS is to work together to positively impact and improve education in our community by providing aid, now and for future generations.
KEYS grants are available for educational projects serving Kosciusko County residents. The average grant award is between $100 and $1,000. Grant applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on September 15 and January 15 each year. Applications are reviewed by the student members of KEYS and awards are announced approximately 7 weeks after the deadline.
To access the grant application portal, click the button below. You will need to create an account the first time you apply.
Required Grant Application Attachments
For all applicants
- Completed Authorization Signature Form
For non-profit organizations only
- 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
Youth Services Resource
The Indiana Youth Institute (IYI) promotes the healthy development of children and youth by serving the institutions and people of Indiana who work on their behalf. IYI publishes and maintains the Kids Count in Indiana database providing the latest youth-oriented data for the state.Visit the IYI Website