(BEDFORD) – Applications are now available for the Lawrence County Community Foundation 2019 Open Grant Cycle. More than $70,000 will be available for charitable programs and projects that serve the residents of Lawrence County. Additional funding is available for specific causes such as parks, disadvantaged children, and senior citizens.
The 2018 Open Grant Cycle awarded almost $59,000 to twenty-nine Lawrence County groups and agencies including White River Humane Society, Springville Community Association, Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department, Becky’s Place, Mitchell Parks & Recreation, and the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County. The 2019 cycle is funded by the David Allen Jacobs Community Fund, Bob Bridge Fund, German American Bancorp Fund, Earlyn & Alvera Burkhart Hill and Orlin & Imogene Burkett Memorial Fund, Ralph W. “Shorty” & Bette Robison Fund, William A. Poling Fund for Lawrence County, Bicentennial Fund, Patrick & Sharon Robbins Fund, Dollens Fund, Chloral Hilderbrand Community Grants Fund, Jim & Annette Seib Community Fund, and the Harold “Mac” & Shirley McReynolds Fund.
The 2019 grant application is available online at http://www.cfpartner.org/lccfgrants.htm. 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., Tuesday, April 23, 2019, to be considered for funding.