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Phillips County Endowment Unrestricted Fund

STATUS
Accepting Applications
FOUNDATION
Phillips County Community Foundation
COUNTY
Phillips County
APPLICATION DEADLINE
11/30/2023
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Phillips County Unrestricted Endowment Fund grants are to help benefit Phillips County Kansas as a whole, as well as the communities and school districts within.

Phillips County Unrestricted Endowment Fund grants are to help benefit Phillips County Kansas as a whole, as well as the communities and school districts within.

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The Foundation accepts applications monthly, due on the first day of the month.

General Info

The Phillips County Unrestricted Endowment Fund was established through a matching initiative provided by the Dane G. Hansen Foundation. Incoming donations into this endowment fund are eligible for a $1 for $1 match up to $50,000 during the month designated as Match Your Money Month by Phillips County Community Foundation through 2021.  Only investment earnings on the principal balance of the Fund is available for grants.

Phillips County Unrestricted Endowment Fund grants are to help benefit Phillips County Kansas as a whole, as well as the communities and school districts within. Applications are accepted monthly and are due by the end of day on the first day of each month. Two different types of applications are available: PCCF Unrestricted Endowment Fund – Project Grant (maximum of $2,500) or the PCCF Unrestricted Endowment Fund – Fundraising Event Matching Grant (maximum of $500).  Awards are typically announced by the end of the same month reviewed.

AVAILABLE GRANTS

UNRESTRICTED ENDOWMENT: PROJECT GRANT PROGRAM

Purpose: To provide project funding to eligible nonprofits in Phillips County.

Amount: $2,500 limit

Areas of Interest:

  • Public Space: to enhance, renovate or upgrade a public space, park, or recreation area
  • Health Care: to promote a healthcare initiative for a specified group or all County residents
  • Education: to promote a non-traditional education initiative
  • Public Health and Safety: to promote an effort to improve public health or safety and security for a specified group or for all residents
  • Open Category: to promote a project designed to enhance the quality of life or address an issue of concern not covered in another category

UNRESTRICTED ENDOWMENT: FUNDRAISING EVENT MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM

Purpose: To provide matching funds to a Phillips County nonprofit for an eligible fundraising event

Amount: $ 500 limit

Areas of Interest

  • Public Space: to enhance, renovate or upgrade a public space, park, or recreation area
  • Health Care: to promote a healthcare initiative for a specified group or all County residents
  • Education: to promote a non-traditional education initiative
  • Public Health and Safety: to promote an effort to improve public health or safety and security for a specified group or for all residents
  • Open Category: to promote a project designed to enhance the quality of life or address an issue of concern not covered in another category

QUALIFYING APPLICANTS

Applicants must serve the geographic area of Phillips County Kansas. Grants are made to nonprofit organizations exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; and Educational, Governmental, and Religious Institutions. Grants are not made to individuals or businesses.

Please note – there are many nonprofit organizations that fall under a different IRS tax code that are not eligible.  Please look into this prior to filling out your application.

REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

A final report will be submitted that includes:

  • Receipts of expenditures
  • A picture of the project / outcome
  • A summary of how the grant funds were utilized
  • Results or outcomes of the grant project
  • Unused grant funds must be returned to PCCF, c/o GNWKCF, PO Box 593, Bird City, KS 67731

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED

  • Project Budget Justification in format provided – click HERE to download Budget Template.
  • Financial Statement: Income Statement and/or Balance Sheet.
  • List of organization’s board members and their board positions
  • Organization’s IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter (exception – Governmental, Educational or Religious Entities)
  • Letters of Support (optional – limited to two files)
  • Additional Documents (optional – limited to one file)

Applicants must submit an online application; paper applications will not be accepted.

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