The Community Fund is an unrestricted fund to benefit the community’s greatest needs, including Foundation events and activities that support the Community Foundation’s mission. Grant applications for the Community Fund are accepted in two funding cycles, the Apr. 21 deadline for consideration at the May board meeting and the Oct. 21 deadline for consideration at the November board meeting.
Proposals are assessed on organization strength, community need or opportunity, feasibility and impact, project budget and the role of the CRCF grant (see proposal assessment rubric). Generally grants are not intended to fund ongoing annual needs.
Only one proposal from an organization will be considered each calendar year.
A description of specific funds is available on our Funds page. There is a rolling application deadline for funds that accept grant applications and applicants should contact the Foundation office for specific information.
See separate guidelines and application for scholarships on our Scholarships page.