Grant Opportunities for 2014
Starke United Grant
Starke United Grant applications are now available!
These grants are for charitable organizations that serve the people of Starke County. Applications can be downloaded here and the deadline is May 2, 2014.
Starke United Fund with the Northern Indiana Community Foundation
The Starke United Fund is a partnership with Starke United and the Northern Indiana Community Foundation. It was created to provide a more efficient way to assist Starke County’s charitable agencies.
The Starke United Fund continues to serve Starke County as it always has. Dollars donated to the Starke United Fund stay in Starke County and benefit non-profit agencies that support Starke County residents.
Non-profit social service agencies need thousands of dollars to provide the essential programs that support the quality of life for everyone in Starke County. The Starke United Fund will carry on the tradition of collaborative fundraising.
Starke County Community Foundation Grants and Awards
New for 2014 is a “Sustainability Award”.
This opportunity is intended to reward organizations that have the foresight to plan for the future. A $5,000 endowment grant will be awarded competitively to a Starke County nonprofit demonstrating leadership, management, programming, and a desire to encourage donations to their own permanent endowment fund. The deadline is June 6, 2014.
Starke County Community Foundation Grants
These grants assist organizations seeking funds in the range of several hundred to several thousand dollars and are designed to be awarded to many organizations and provide support throughout the community.
Starke County schools and teachers may also apply for these grants. The maximum amount that can be requested by schools is $500.00. School systems eligible for applying are: Knox, North Judson-San Pierre and Oregon-Davis School systems.
The deadline is October 10, 2014.
Grants for Indiana history projects and alternative agriculture are received through the Maude Brown and Henry F. Schricker Endowment and the Robert 'Boom Boom' Baker Alternative Agriculture Grant. Both applications have an October 10, 2014 deadline as well.
Maude Brown and Henry F. Schricker Endowment
The purpose of the Maude Brown and Henry F. Schricker Endowment is to provide support to all Starke County forth-grade or above students. The proceeds of this fund will be awarded to Starke County Schools to benefit grades 4-12 and to be used for projects regarding Indiana history and social studies. Further purposes of the Maude Brown and Henry F. Schricker Endowment include, but are not limited to, collaborative projects involving Indiana History events as the major focus, good government days, courtroom visits, and field trips to Indiana museums. The deadline is October 10, 2014.
Robert 'Boom Boom' Baker Alternative Agriculture Grant
The purpose of the Robert 'Boom Boom' Baker Alternative Agriculture Grant is to award grants to programs or projects that encourage or support alternative agriculture within Starke County. The grant can be for used for continuing education in addition to programs and projects. The deadline is October 10, 2014.
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