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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
To help fund innovative programs, projects and activities that seek to empower women and girls in Starke County. Also individual grants to women who want to participate in personal leadership development events such as conferences and workshops and then use those skills for the betterment of women and girls in Starke County. Successful projects should have an impact in the community and generate a measurable result in the lives of women.

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.

Legacy of Women App in PDF format

Legacy of Women App in MS Word format

 


Starke County Community Foundation Grants

Dave Altman and Linda Lewandowski
Dave Altman presents a 2013 grant to Kid's Closet Director, Linda Lewandowski

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.

Starke County Community Foundation Grant application

Starke County Community Foundation Grant application


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.

Maude Brown and Henry F. Schricker Endowment application

Maude Brown and Henry F. Schricker Endowment application

 


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.

Robert 'Boom Boom' Baker Alternative Agriculture Grant application

Robert 'Boom Boom' Baker Alternative Agriculture Grant application