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From time to time, we hear about funding opportunities outside of our Community Foundation. We will post them on this page, so check here for the latest! Please be sure to contact us if there is an item that needs to be added or edited! Thanks!



Accessible Golf

Sponsor:  The U.S. Golf Association and the National Alliance for Accessible Golf

Purpose: Funds nonprofits that help children and adults with disabilities play golf. Grant range: $20,000

Application Deadline:  July 30, 2010

Contact: http://www.accessgolf.org/grants/index.cfm


Actuarial Foundation

Sponsor:  Actuarial Foundation

Purpose: Funds math mentoring programs.

Application Deadline:  Ongoing

Contact:  http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/for_teachers.shtml 


Affordable Housing Built Responsibly

Sponsor:  Home Depot Foundation

Purpose: Funds nonprofits that create or preserve affordable homes for low and moderate income families.

Application Deadline:  July 1, 2010

Contact:  http://www.homedepotfoundation.org/grants.html 


Airborne Teacher Trust Fund

Sponsor:  Airborne Teacher Trust Fund

Purpose: Funds elementary and middle school teachers and their schools to help innovative programs get off the ground. Grant range: $200 - $10,000

Application Deadline:  Ongoing

Contact: http://www.airbornetrust.com/


Allstate Foundation

Sponsor:  Allstate Foundation

Purpose: Funds national and local programs that fit within three focus area: Safe and Vital Communities; Economic Empowerment; and Tolerance, Inclusion and Diversity. Grant range: $25,000

Application Deadline:  Rolling

Contact:  www.allstate.com/community


AT&T Foundation

Sponsor:  AT&T Foundation

Purpose: Funds a wide range of youth development activities. Grant range: $1,000-$25,000

Application Deadline:  Applications received throughout the year

Contact:  http://www.att.com/gen/corporate-citizenship?pid=7736


Baseball Tomorrow Fund

Sponsor:  Major League Baseball and Major League Players Association

Purpose: Supports youth efforts that increase youth participation in baseball and softball. Funding can be used for program costs, facilities and equipment. Supports youth leagues that increase access to baseball and softball, especially minorities and girls between the ages of 10-16

Application Deadline:  Start with a letter of inquiry. No deadlines. Grant range: $2,000 - $200,000

Contact:  http://www.baseballtomorrowfund.com


Basic Centers

Sponsor:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Purpose: Funds alternative shelters for runaway and homeless youth. Eligible applicants include public agencies and private nonprofits. Grant range: $200,000

Application Deadline:  July 19, 2010

Contact:  http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2010-ACF-ACYF-CY-0002


Best Buy Community Grants

Sponsor:  Best Buy

Purpose: Funds a wide range of youth programs that promote education, life skills, leadership skills and relationship development. Grant range: $3,000-$5,000

Application Deadline:  June 1, 2010 - July 1, 2010

Contact:  http://www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com/our_foundation.htm 


Bikes Belong

Sponsor:  Bikes Belong

Purpose: Funds nonprofits that encourage kids to ride bicycles as well as nonprofit or government organizations that develop bicycle trails. Grant range: $10,000

Application Deadline: August 27, 2010

Contact:  http://www.bikesbelong.org/grants


The Book Donation Program

Sponsor:  US Department of Education and First Book

Purpose: REGISTER NOW AT http://register.firstbook.org/  to access free new books through the Book Donation Campaign. The Campaign is a multi-year effort of the U.S. Department of Education, First Book and a host of major U.S. book publishing companies to promote literacy and supply books to children in need. In support of the Campaign, First Book secures publisher donations and identifies the recipient groups, while the U.S. Department of Education warehouses and ships books free-of-charge from its national distribution center.

For more info:  http://www.edpubs.org/lyris/DOE_Flyer_Final.pdf


Bowerman Track Renovation Program

Sponsor:  NIKE

Purpose: Funds matching grants of up to $50,000 to build or refurbish running tracks. Grant range: $50,000 (matching)

Application Deadline:  None

Contact:  http://www.nikebiz.com/responsibility/community_programs/bowerman_track_program/ 


The Brookdale Foundation's Relatives as Parents Program

Sponsor:  The Brookdale Foundation

Purpose: Funds programs that support grandparents and other relatives who have the responsibility of parenting the children of other family members. Grant range: $10,000

Application Deadline:  Varies

Contact:  http://www.brookdalefoundation.org/RAPP/rapp.html


Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation

Sponsor:  Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation

Purpose: Funds nonprofits that enhance the quality of life for children and families through health and wellness, literacy and education. Grant range: Varies, info available on line.

Application Deadline:  Varies, available info online.

Contact:  http://www.buildabear.com/aboutus/community/bearhugs.aspx 


Burger King's HAVE IT YOUR WAY Foundation

Sponsor:  Burger King's HAVE IT YOUR WAY Foundation

Purpose: Funds youth programs that improve education, alleviate hunger and prevent disease.

Application Deadline:  Ongoing

Contact:  http://www.bk.com/en/us/company-info/corporate-responsibility/index.html 


Campership Program

Sponsor:  Lafayette Rotary Club

Purpose: Charitable organizations that provide youth camp opportunities for the boys and girls of Tippecanoe County may apply for grants.  Funds are disbursed to the organization for general support of camp programming, not to individual campers.. Grant range: Under $1,000

Application Deadline:  July 2, 2010

Contact:  http://www.cfglaf.org/newsevents/index.htm 


Carnegie Corporation - Education Division

Sponsor:  Carnegie Corporation

Purpose: Funds three areas: advancing literacy, urban school reform, and teacher education reform. Grant range: Info unavailable

Application Deadline:  None

Contact:  http://www.carnegie.org/sub/program/grant.html 


Charitable Venture Foundation

Sponsor:  Charitable Venture Foundation

Purpose: Funds innovative and entrepreneurial solutions to improving society and education. Grant range: $50,000

Application Deadline:  Letters of Inquiry accepted throughout the year.

Contact:  http://www.charitableventure.org/how-to-apply.html 


Childcare Programs for At-Risk Children: Early Child Care and Education Grants

Sponsor:  Rosie's For All Kids Foundation

Purpose: Fund direct service grants focusing on tuition subsidies, small renovation projects, supplies and equipment upgrades, playground construction and staff development opportunities and funds capital support for new buildings and large renovation projects that will increase the availability of high-quality care and education in low-income, urban communities.

rural youth programs.

Application Deadline:  Ongoing

Contact:  http://www.forallkids.org/site.php?module=article&pageid=48&identifier


Classroom Innovators Grants

Sponsor:  Toshiba America Foundation

Purpose: Funds public and private school math and science teachers who design innovative projects to make their classrooms more exciting and engaging for students.

Application Deadline:  August 1, 2010

Contact:  http://www.toshiba.com/taf/


Coca-Cola Foundation

Sponsor:  The Coca-Cola Company

Purpose: Supports a wide range of youth educational opportunities including classroom teaching, higher ed and international education. Funds programs that encourage and motivate young people to stay in school. The grant range varies, and there are no deadlines.

Application Deadline:  Varies, see grant guidelines

Contact:  http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/citizenship//foundation_guidelines.html


Computers for Learning (CFL)

Sponsor:  US Federal Government, General Services Administration

Purpose: The CFL program evolved as a guide for implementing Executive Order 12999, Educational Technology: Ensuring Opportunity for all Children in the Next Century. The executive order encourages agencies, to the extent permitted by law, to transfer computers and related peripheral equipment excess to their needs directly to schools and some educational nonprofit organizations. The CFL program specifically matches the computer needs of schools and educational nonprofit organization with excess equipment in Federal agencies.

Application Deadline:  Ongoing

Contact:  http://computersforlearning.gov/ 


Critical Impact Award 2010

Sponsor:  Council on Foundations

Purpose: Honors grantmakers and grant initiatives whose efforts results in dramatic, positive impact on their communities. The Council is now accepting nominations for the 2010 Critical Impact Award for community foundations. Funders may nominate themselves or fellow grantmakers; grantees may also nominate funders. Any project or initiative that can show lasting impact is welcome, regardless of size or form of support.  

Application Deadline:  June 30, 2010

Contact:  http://www.cof.org/programsandservices/awards/awardnomination.cfm


Directory of Foundation Workforce and Development Grant Opportunities

Sponsor:  U.S. Department of Labor

Purpose: Provides a listing of grants available for adult and youth workforce development programs. Is a resource for nonprofits seeking funding for workforce and economic development programs.

Contact:  http://www.dol.gov/cfbci/


Discretionary Grants

Sponsor:  The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette

Purpose: Funds not-for-profit organization, according to Board of Directors guidelines and funding priorities. Grant range varies according to funding Tier

Application Deadline:  Varies throughout the year, depending upon the funding Tier

Contact:  http://www.cfglaf.org/grantseekers/index.htm


Documentary Photography Audience Engagement Grant

Sponsor:  Open Society Institute

Purpose: Funds to partnerships of individuals and organizations that use documentary photography to actively engage audiences on human rights and social justice issues. Grant range: Up to $30,000

Application Deadline:  July 23, 2010

Contact:  http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=290900030



Sponsor:  DonorsChoose

Purpose: Available to help raise financial support for classroom projects. Teachers can post projects that they want to conduct with their students. Donors can then go on-line, review the list of proposed projects, and select a project to receive a financial donation. This cyber support has already generated more than $8 million to over 16,000 classroom projects across the country.

Contact:  http://www.DonorsChoose.org


Dreyer's Foundation

Sponsor:  Dreyer's Foundation

Purpose: Provides funding and ice cream for special events. Grant range: Up to $3,000 and product donations

Application Deadline:  Monthly

Contact:  http://www.dreyersinc.com/dreyersfoundation/small_grants.asp 


Duke Energy Foundation

Sponsor:  Duke Energy Foundation

Purpose: Funds a wide range of charitable causes. Grant range: varies

Application Deadline:  Rolling

Contact:  http://www.duke-energy.com/community/foundation/areas-of-focus.asp


Easy Website Builder

Sponsor: nGenuity Solutions

Purpose: Offering fully licensed copies of “Easy Website Builder” software to qualified non-profits, free of charge. In order to qualify, non-profits must show proof that they: 1) Provide a charitable service to the community, 2) Show proof of non-profit status, and 3) do not promote hate, violence, illegal or unethical actions.

Deadline:  None

Contact:  To apply for a free copy of Easy Website Builder please send a brief description of your organization, address, contact number and proof of non profit status to: nonprofit@ngenuitysolutions.com


EnviroWatts Program

Sponsor:  Tipmont REMC

Purpose: Funds organizations involved in environmental improvement projects.

Application Deadline:  Quarterly, see website for deadline info

Contact:  www.tipmont.org  or (765) 339-7211


Equipment Exchange Network

Sponsor:  Attain

Purpose: Helps meet the needs of Hoosiers with disabilities by providing assistive technology and equipment at reduced or no cost.

Hundreds of items are available for sale, donation or loan, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Application Deadline:  None

Contact:  1-317-534-0236 or http://www.attaininc.org/v3/


FedEx Social Responsibility grants

Sponsor:  FedEx

Purpose: Funds a wide range of nonprofits including those that improve the safety of children.

Application Deadline:  Ongoing

Contact:  http://about.fedex.designcdt.com/charitable_contribution_guidelines


Fifty States for Good

Sponsor:  Tom's of Maine

Purpose: Funds nonprofits that design projects involving volunteers to improve their local communities. Grant range: $20,000

Application Deadline:  July 2, 2010

Contact:  http://www.tomsofmaine.com/community-involvement/living-well/project-sponsorships


Finance Project

Sponsor: The Finance Project

Purpose: Offers a wealth of information about funding and sustaining your youth-serving organization and community youth development initiatives. Offers a range of information and services, including examples of effective programs and best practices.

Contact:  http://www.financeproject.org/


Find Youth Info

Sponsor:  Find Youth Info

Purpose: collaboration among 12 federal agencies offering information on youth programs, interactive mapping, and federal grants.

Contact:  http://www.findyouthinfo.gov/


Finish Line Youth Foundation

Sponsor:  Finish Line Youth  Foundation

Purpose: Funds programs that encourage youth development and healthy lifestyles, especially programs that provide community-based access to athletics and other active lifestyle activities.

Application Deadline:  June 30, 2010

Contact:  http://www.finishline.com/store/youthfoundation/youthfoundation.jsp


Free Software and Grant Info from Microsoft

Sponsor:  NGO Connection

Purpose: Provides access to free online software, information about financial grants and other technical assistance geared especially for nonprofit organizations. For example, the menu of online software includes Microsoft Office Live Small Business which includes the template for creating a free Web site, e-mail service and other online business applications; Windows Live Photo Gallery which delivers photos and videos to donors, volunteers and other people you serve and Windows Live Sky Drive which allows you to store, share and access files.

Application Deadline:  No deadlines listed

Contact:  http://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/communityinvestment/ngo/en/us/default.mspx


Fresh Ideas Grants

Sponsor:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Purpose: Funds community-based approaches to health and health care problems.  Priority is given to projects serving hard-to-reach people, including at-risk teens. Grant range: $300,000 for three-year projects

Application Deadline:  Open

Contact:  http://www.rwjf.org/files/applications/cfp/cfp-FreshIdeas2005.pdf 


Gifts In Kind International

Sponsor:  Gifts in Kind International

Purpose: Links corporate resources to nonprofits serving youth and communities.  Examples include computer hardware and software, clothing, personal care items, toys and furniture.  You pay only for the shipping.

Application Deadline:  Ongoing

Contact:  http://www.giftsinkind.org/


Guitar Center Music Foundation

Sponsor:  Guitar Center Music Foundation

Purpose: Funds youth music programs run by nonprofit organizations. Grant range: $500-$5,000

Application Deadline:  Open

Contact:  http://www.guitarcentermusicfoundation.org/


Harvest Giving Barns

Sponsor:  Paramount Pictures and Walden Media

Purpose: Providing "harvest giving barns" that schools, youth agencies and families can use to teach children and youth about philanthropy.

For info:  http://www.charlotteswebresources.com/

Youth development activities with other movies: http://www.youthfilmproject.org/film/index.htm?CFID=5304745&


Healthy Living Grants

Sponsor:  American Medical Association Foundation

Purpose: Funds Healthy Living Grants in the categories of Nutrition/Physical Fitness; Alcohol, Substance Abuse, and Smoking Prevention; and Violence Prevention. Preference is given to nonprofits with budgets of $500,000 or less. Grant range: $5,000

Application Deadline:  July 15, 2010

Contact:  http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/about-ama/ama-foundation/our-programs/public-health/healthy-living-grants.shtml 


Indiana Humanities Council “Leadership or Education” Grants

Sponsor: IN Humanities Council; made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities

Purpose: To conduct public programs or develop resource materials which 1) deal with the humanities and 2) support activities connected to one of the strategic initiatives of the Indiana Humanities Council.

Deadline: Proposals will be reviewed upon submission and a decision will be made in 30 days

Contact: Indiana Humanities Council, www.indianahumanities.org, (317) 638-1500


Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs - Grants

Sponsor:  Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs

Purpose: Funds a variety of grants, including Rural Entrepreneurial Support grants, Workforce and Educational Development Grants, Sustainable Communities Grants, Access to High-speed Communications Grants, and Community Development Block Grants.. Grant range varies.

Application Deadline:  Varies throughout the year

Contact:  http://www.in.gov/ocra/ 


ING Foundation

Sponsor:  ING Foundation

Purpose: Funds youth programs that teach kids about personal money management skills. Grant range: $2,500

Application Deadline:  Open

Contact:  http://www.ing-usa.com/us/aboutING/CorporateCitizenship/ 


KeyBank Foundation

Sponsor:  KeyBank Foundation

Purpose: Funds programs that foster effective financial management and understanding among children and youth.

Application Deadline:  Varies

Contact:  https://www.key.com/html/key-foundation-philanthropy-banking.html 


Kroger Foundation

Sponsor:  Kroger Co. Foundation

Purpose: Funds a variety of youth programs including hunger prevention, youth activities and local education efforts.

Grant range varies.

Application Deadline:  No deadlines

Contact:  http://www.thekrogerco.com/corpnews/corpnewsinfo_charitablegiving_


Lafayette Kiwanis Foundation

Sponsor:  Lafayette Kiwanis Foundation

Purpose: Funds services deemed essential to promote favorable outcomes for youth agencies, health causes, relief purposes, educational endeavors, etc. Grant range: $500 -$1,500

Application Deadline:  Varies throughout the year

Contact: www.kiwanislafayettein.org


Land O'Lakes Foundation

Sponsor:  Land O'Lakes Foundation

Purpose: Funds rural youth programs. Grant range: $1,000-$5,000

Application Deadline:  Varies throughout the year

Contact:  http://www.foundation.landolakes.com/


Learn More Indiana

Sponsor:  Indiana College Success Coalition

Purpose: Funds youth organizations, schools and other community agencies to help students succeed in school, complete college and connect to careers. Grant range: $30,000-$60,000

Application Deadline:  July 30, 2010

Contact:  http://www.learnmoreindiana.org/rfp/Pages/default.aspx


The LEGO Children's Fund

Sponsor:  Land O'Lakes Foundation

Purpose: Funds support a wide range of youth programs including early childhood education, technology, communication and athletics. Grant range: $500-$5,000

Application Deadline:  Quarterly

Contact:  http://www.legochildrensfund.org/Guidelines.html 


Ludwick Family Foundation

Sponsor:  Ludwick Family Foundation

Purpose: Funds grants for tangible types of items that assist a program or project, rather than funding the program itself. Applicants must be tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal
Revenue Code, known as nonprofit public charities, and not be a private foundation under 509(a) of the code. Grant range: 20-25 grants per year, ranging from $5,000 to $50,000.
Application Deadline:  Initial requests are only accepted during these times: July 1 to September 1, and January 1 to March 1.
Contact:  http://www.ludwick.org/Display.asp?Page=Guidelines


McKenzie Foundation

Purpose: Supports opportunities and experiences that enrich learning in the areas of early childhood development, education, and the environment as well as arts and culture. Grant range is $5,000.

Application deadline: Varies, see grant guidelines

Contact: http://www.mckenziefoundation.us/index.php  


Military Family Research Institute - Community Mobilization Grants

Sponsor:  Military Family Research Institute

Purpose: Funds Indiana organizations that would like to increase education and awareness for military, increase access to resources that help military and other innovative programs, projects or events related to military members, veterans and families of military.

Contact:  http://www.mfri.purdue.edu/content.asp?tid=3&id=71 


Nike's Bowerman Track Renovation Program

Sponsor:  Nike

Purpose: Funds community youth organizations that refurbish or construct running tracks. Grant range: $50,000

Application Deadline:  None

Contact:  http://www.nike.com/nikebiz/nikebiz.jhtml?page=26&item=bowerman


Office Depot Community Relations Program

Sponsor:  Office Depot

Purpose: Provides funding and in-kind donations to programs that impact the health, education and welfare of children. Children, parents and teachers are supported through programs such as the "5% Back to Schools" initiative, the "National Backpack" program, and the "Star Teacher" program.

Application Deadline:  No deadlines

Contact:  http://www.community.officedepot.com/local.asp


Old National Bank

Sponsor:  Old National Bank

Purpose: Funds grants for education and community economic development.

Application Deadline:  Varies throughout the year

Contact:  https://www.oldnational.com/About-Us/Grants-and-Sponsorships/Foundation-Grants/Applying-for-a-Grant.asp


Professional Development Grants

Sponsor: Indiana Youth Institute (IYI)

Purpose: Can help pay registration fees and some travel costs for national conferences. Can also be used for regional seminars, local trainings and even college tuition. Grant range: up to $750.

Contact: IYI at http://www.iyi.org/fundraising-grants/development-grants.aspx  or (800) 343-7060


Protective Life Foundation

Sponsor:  Protective Life Foundation

Purpose: Seeks to work in partnership with other
organizations, corporations, and individuals to find solutions for some of the difficult human and economic situations in our communities. All grant recipients must be charitable organizations as designated by the IRS under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Application Deadline:  Depending on the nature and amount of the request, some proposals will be reviewed monthly, and others will be considered on a quarterly basis. Request Deadlines: May 25, August 25, and November 10. Quarterly Review Cycle: June, September, and December.
Contact:  http://www.protective.com/default.asp?id=168


Public Welfare Foundation

Sponsor:  Public Welfare Foundation

Purpose: Funds youth programs in employment, training and alternative education, early intervention, youth leadership development and violence prevention. Grant range: $49,000

Application Deadline:  Open

Contact:  http://www.publicwelfare.org/


Ralph and Eileen Swett Foundation

Sponsor:  Ralph and Eileen Swett Foundation

Purpose: Funds programs that assist orphaned children and promote their adoptions as well as programs that help troubled youth.

Application Deadline:  October - December

Contact:  http://www.swettfoundation.org/index.htm 


RGK Foundation

Sponsor:  RGK Foundation

Purpose: Funds human services, community improvement, youth development, education and abuse prevention programs Grant range: $25,000

Application Deadline:  There are no deadlines for submitting electronic letters of inquiry.

Contact:  http://www.rgkfoundation.org/guidelines.php#programs


Rural Development Program

Sponsor: US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Purpose: Free toolkit for youth organizations and youth ministries working in rural communities. Offers info about USDA funding, accessing programs to serve rural kids and other useful resources to strengthen program capacity.

Contact: USDA, http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rd/fbci/fbci_toolkit.html


Secure Our Schools

Sponsor:  US Department of Justice

Purpose: Funds grants to establish and enhance a variety of school safety programs and/or safety equipment.  Grant range: $1 million

Application Deadline:  July 2, 2010

Contact:  http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2368


SIA Foundation, Inc.

Sponsor: SIA Foundation, Inc

Purpose: To provide grants to qualifying organizations in Indiana for improvement of the quality of life, and for help in meeting the needs of Indiana residents.. Grants are used to support the funding of specific capital projects in the areas of arts and culture, education, and health and welfare. Grant range: $1,000 - $7,000

Application deadlines: March 31 and September 30

Contact: SIA Foundation, Inc. at (765) 449-6565 or www.siafoundation.org


Simplified Summer Food Program

Sponsor:  USDA

Purpose: Funds reimbursement to youth organizations, schools, parks, youth ministries and other community programs that feed poor children during the summer. If you are interested in partnering with an existing provider - or if you are located in a county without a provider - contact the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) to learn more about this resource.

Contact: IDOE:  1-317-232-0858  OR  tskinner@doe.in.gov


Staff Training Grants

Sponsor: Indiana Youth Institute (IYI)

Purpose: Help you bring a trainer to your youth organization, school or youth ministry to train your entire staff. Grant range: up to $1500.

Contact: IYI at http://www.iyi.org/fundraising-grants/development-grants.aspx  or (800) 343-7060


Starbucks Foundation – Funding for Youth Literacy Programs

Sponsor: Starbucks Foundation

Purpose:  Supports youth programs that teach basic reading skills as well as those that promote youth involvement in community projects. Priority is given to youth organizations that reached under-served communities, present models in non-traditional learning environments and those that encourage partnerships among formal and informal education systems. Grant range: $5,000 to $20,000.

Application deadlines: September 1 and March 1, annually

Contact: Starbucks Foundation, http://www.starbucks.com/aboutus/grantinfo.asp?cookie%5Ftest=1


Starbucks Shared Planet Youth Action grants

Sponsor:  Starbucks Foundation

Purpose: Funds fund youth programs that encourage social entrepreneurship. Grant range: $10,000-$25,000

Application Deadline:  Varies throughout the year




Tipmont REMC’s Operation Round Up

Sponsor: Tipmont REMC

Eligibility: Open to 501(c)3 organizations. Do not have to be served by Tipmont REMC, but must provide services to people in Tipmont’s geographic area.

Application deadlines:      1st Monday in January, 1st Monday in April, 1st Monday in July, 1st Monday in October

Contact: Tipmont REMC Operation Round Up, PO Box 20, Linden IN  47955-0020, (800) 726-3953, or www.tipmont.org


Tourism Promotion Grants

Sponsor:  Lafayette - West Lafayette Convention & Visitors Bureau (LWLCVB)

Purpose: Funds organizations for the purpose of initiating or developing promotional projects to increase tourism business in Tippecanoe County. High consideration will be given to applicants who are requesting funding for events that will generate overnight business for Lafayette - West Lafayette accommodation properties during the months of November through March.  Applicants requesting funding for an event that will generate overnight business and is planned to take place on a date(s) that is already a weekend that fills Tippecanoe County accommodation properties will not be given consideration.  Partnerships with Lafayette - West Lafayette tourism industry members are encouraged and will be given high consideration.

Contact:  http://www.homeofpurdue.com/grants.html


Verizon Foundation

Sponsor:  Verizon Foundation

Purpose: Funds supports programs promoting literacy, educational achievement, health and safety as well as the prevention of domestic violence. Grant range: varies

Application Deadline:  Monthly throughout the year

Contact:  http://foundation.verizon.com/grant/index.shtml



Sponsor:  Walgreens

Purpose: Funds a wide-range of health-related services and activities in communities where the company's stores are located.

Contact:  http://diversity.walgreens.com/ourcommunity/corporate_giving.html


Walmart Foundation State Giving Program

Sponsor:  Walmart Foundation

Purpose: Funds a wide range of youth programs including education, job training, health and other support services.  Grant range: $25,000+

Application Deadline:  August 20, 2010

Contact:  http://walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving/8168.aspx


Wilder Foundation

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The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette
Elmhurst Community Building
1114 East State Street
Lafayette, Indiana 47905-1219
Phone: (765) 742-9078
Fax: (765) 742-2428
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