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Core Support Grants

Core Support Grants


These grants provide multi-year support for administrative expenses, infrastructure costs, and programs. The most competitive applicants will demonstrate effectiveness, have a written strategic plan, and have an annual audit. Support is provided for up to three years. Grants will be made for organizations with a priority focus in one of the following areas:

 

Description Amount Available
Animals  
Health, Habitat, and Care -
Service Animals -
Domestic Violence -
Health  
Family Planning -
Special Populations  
Deaf or Hard of Hearing -
Vision Protection and Services for the Blind or Visually Impaired -

 

Grant Application Process

 

  • Applications will next be accepted in 2021.
  • Access, complete, and submit the application online. The form is accessible one month before the deadline.
  • Applications must be submitted by the first Friday of March. 

Requirements

 

  • Applying organizations with a minimum of three years of operations as a 501(c)(3) will be most competitive. Newly established organizations will not be considered.
  • Primary service area is Franklin County.
  • All applicants will be expected to provide annual audits for the past three years, if available, as attachments to the online application; please refer to the Foundation’s Audit Requirement and Exemption Request Form.
  • Organizations with a strategic plan included with the application will be given priority. 
  • Colleges, universities, hospitals, government entities, or public/private schools are not eligible to apply.
  • Grants are awarded for up to three consecutive years. Payments in years two and three are contingent upon a progress report being submitted.

Staff Contacts

 

For questions, contact Emily Savors

For technical assistance, contact Melissa Neely

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