The Women’s Fund of Daviess County, a fund of the Daviess County Community Foundation, is now seeking applicants for charitable projects or activities aimed at improving the quality of life for Daviess County families. Funding of up to $10,000 is available to support a charitable project or program.
Applications will be accepted online until midnight on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. After a review by the Women’s Fund volunteer grant selection committee, applicants will be notified by May 1, 2020 whether or not they’ve been selected as a finalist. Each finalist will be invited to give an oral presentation (tentatively limited to ten minutes, including time for questions and answers – no audio/visual component this year) at the Women’s Fund annual meeting on May 6, 2020. After hearing presentations, the Women’s Fund membership will cast their votes, and the organization whose request receives the majority of votes will be awarded the grant at the annual meeting. No lobbying or solicitation of Women’s Fund representatives is permitted.
The types of charitable activities that may be supported through this grant program include arts and culture, community development, education, health, human services, and other civic endeavors and activities that will improve the quality of life for families in Daviess County.
Consideration will be given to nonprofit organizations deemed tax-exempt under sections 501©(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code and from governmental agencies serving Daviess County. Nonprofit organizations that are not classified as a 501©(3) public charity may be considered provided the program/project is charitable and meets certain criteria.
For additional information about eligibility and requirements, as well as to begin the online application process, please visit and carefully read through the Women’s Fund Grants Program information on the Foundation’s website at www.CommunityFoundationAlliance.org/Daviess.
For assistance with the application process or for additional information, please contact Lauren Osmon, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact at email@example.com or 812-254-9354.
The Women’s Fund is supported through private donations. To donate or learn more about becoming a member of the Women’s Fund, contact Mary Smith, Regional Director of Development at firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-254-9354.
About the Daviess County Community Foundation
The Daviess County Community Foundation is one of 9 affiliates of the Community Foundation Alliance. The Alliance holds more than 1,200 named funds established by individuals, families, businesses, civic groups, and agencies to improve the quality of life throughout southwestern Indiana, with charitable assets of over $100 million. During our most recent fiscal year, grants and scholarships awarded from all Alliance funds to benefit programs, projects, and people in the nine affiliate counties totaled $3,323,968. The Alliance provides management, administrative, and development expertise and services, so every local affiliate foundation can focus on promoting philanthropy, building endowment, and grantmaking, making a difference in their community today and for years to come.