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GRANT
APPLICATION

INFORMATION

Application Process:

  • Review the Facts Sheet for full information before starting.

  • The Letter of Interest (LOI) may be submitted at any time during the year.  Upon Review, organizations may be invited to continue in the process of completing a full application. 

  • After LOI review, applicants will be notified if they are invited to submit a Full application via the application portal. Organizations may submit one application per grant cycle. Requests for capital projects are by invitation only.

  • LOIs are due by July 15 and February 15 each fiscal year.

Special Initiatives: ​

The Foundation Board may define and develop targeted grant programs and invite partnerships for special initiatives to effectively address areas of need aligned with Foundation values and priorities.  

Grant Terms:

Approved grants come with conditions detailed in grant agreements. Foundation funds are paid out when a project is completed, or based on Foundation award agreements. All grants are structured to ensure the project will be completed, and help the grantee raise the balance of funds needed for project success.

Note: The Foundation will not fund a specific project for more than 3 Grant Cycles. Approved grants come with conditions detailed in grant documents. Foundation funds may be paid out 1) at the start of the project, 2) when a project is completed, or 3) based on award agreements. All grants are structured to ensure the project will be completed and to help the grantee raise the balance of funds needed for project success.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be a nonprofit organization or governmental entity.

(Either have 501 (c) (3) designation or use an approved fiscal agent.)

 

Funding Geography:

Preference is given to funding requests from:

* The Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area

​* Western Iowa within 100 miles of Omaha

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