Grant Opportunities for 2014
Starke County Legacy of Women Grants
Good things can happen for women in Starke County through the Legacy of Women!
The Legacy of Women was created to provide support for projects that will enhance the leadership capacity of women in Starke County, Indiana. The Legacy of Women is a fund of the Starke County Community Foundation organized to promote and develop leadership in women of all ages in Starke County. These grants are made possible through the contributions and proceeds received from the Legacy of Women events held each year.
Purpose of the Grants
Amount available to grant by the committee is $1,200. Requests may be in the range of $100 - $1,200.
The deadline is July 31, 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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