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2024 Open Grant Cycle: How to Apply for Funding from the Lawrence County Community Foundation

The Lawrence County Community Foundation is now accepting online applications for the 2024 Open Grant Cycle.  $100,000 will be available for Boost and Impact Grants which fund charitable programs and projects that serve the residents of Lawrence County. Over $30,000 is also available for programs and projects that benefit specific causes such as parks, disadvantaged children, and senior citizens.

2023 LCCF Impact Grant recipient, Superior STEAM

2023 LCCF Impact Grant recipient, Superior STEAM, purchased and implemented the OSMO learning platform. Older club members used the OSMO platform to work with younger members to help them strengthen their math, reading, problem solving, and communication skills.

The 2023 Open Grant Cycle awarded thirty-four grants totaling $129,250 to Lawrence County groups and agencies including Mitchell Community Schools, Junior Stars Football Program, Lawrence County 4-H Council’s Horse and Pony Club and Superior STEAM, and Hope Resource Center.

The 2024 cycle is funded by our unrestricted endowments:

•Bedford Federal Savings Bank Community Fund

•Bicentennial Fund

•Bob Bridge Fund for Community Grants

•Joe & Sharon Collins Community Fund

•Wilbur C. Dollens Fund for Community Grants

•Ferguson Community Fund

•Paul & Patty Ford Community Fund

•German American Bancorp Community Fund

•Hoosier Hills Credit Union for Lawrence County Better for Our Communities Fund •Chloral Hilderbrand Fund for Community Grants

•Earlyn K. & Alvera Burkhart Hill, & Orlin & Imogene Burkett Memorial Fund

•David Allen Jacobs Community Fund

•Lawrence County General Unrestricted Fund

•Lawrence County Memorials and Tributes Fund

•Jo Ellen (Alhorn) Lee Community Fund

•Harold “Mac” & Shirley McReynolds Fund

•William A. Poling Fund for Lawrence County

•Patrick & Sharon Robbins Fund for Lawrence County

•Ralph W. “Shorty” & Bette Robison Fund

•Sargent Family Fund

•Jim & Annette Seib Community Fund

•Larry & Judy Sipes Community Fund

•Smithville Charitable Foundation Fund

•Brett Terry Community Fund for Lawrence County

•Times-Mail/Captain Purple Fund

Grantseekers are strongly encouraged to watch the videos posted on the Lawrence County Community Foundation website prior to applying. The videos highlight the details of this year’s grant cycle, how to navigate our online grant application, and tips for submitting a competitive application. The videos can be found at First time Grantseekers must register and be approved to apply; applications must be submitted before 11:59 pm on April 16, 2024, to be considered for funding. 

Non-profit organizations recognized by the IRS as having 501(c)(3) status, educational institutions, and governmental entities are eligible to apply.

Springville Community Academy received a 2023 LCCF Impact Grant to renovate the medical office

Springville Community Academy received a 2023 LCCF Impact Grant to renovate the medical office to better serve their students.

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