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Lawrence County Community Foundation Announces 2017 Open Grant Cycle
Updated March 16, 2017 8:50 AM
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(BEDFORD) - The Lawrence County Community Foundation announces the 2017 Open Grant Cycle. 

$60,000 will be available for charitable programs and projects that serve Lawrence County.

Priority will be given to proposals for addition-related programs, and additional funding is available for specific causes such as parks, disadvantaged children, and senior citizens.

The 2016 Open Grant Cycle awarded more than $43,000 to twenty-one Lawrence County groups and agencies including Becky's Place, Families Forever, L C Steam, LARC, and Springville Community Park.

The 2017 cycle is funded by the David Allen Jacobs Community Fund, Patrick & Sharon Robbins Fund, Earlyn & Alvera Burkhart Hill and Orlin & Imogene Burkett Memorial Fund, William A. Poling Fund for Lawrence County, German American Bancorp Fund, Bob Bridge Fund, Harold "Mac" & Shirley McReynolds Fund, Dollens Fund, Chloral Hilderbrand Community Grants Fund, Bicentennial Fund, and the Ralph W. "Shorty" & Bette Robison Fund.

The 2017 grant application is available online at Application packets are also available at the Community Foundation office located in the old Bedford post office building at 1324 K Street, Suite 150, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Non-profit organizations recognized by the IRS as having 501(c)(3) status, educational institutions, and governmental entities are eligible to apply.

Completed applications must be received by the Community Foundation by 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017 to be considered for funding.

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