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Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Grant

Grants to Lakewood Ranch, Florida Nonprofits and
Schools for Projects to Benefit the Local Community

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Manatee Community Foundation (MCF) - Lakewood Ranch Community Fund

Deadline Date:

07/01/19 5:00 PM EST

Description:

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Grants ranging from $2,500 and $5,000 to Lakewood Ranch, Florida nonprofit organizations and schools for community benefit activities. Funding is intended for the following focus areas: arts, community development, humanities, education, health, environment, and human services.

Grantmaking priorities:
- Arts and Humanities: Increasing audiences for local artistic pursuits
- Community Development: Encouraging access to and use of community-based development methods
- Education: Supporting early childhood development, primary education through completion of high school, and preparation for employment
- Environment: Promoting ways to conserve resources, encourage responsible animal welfare, and protect wildlife
- Health: Supporting basic medical, dental, and mental health needs
- Human Services: aiding families, youth, seniors, the disabled, and the disadvantaged


GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174536

Estimated Size of Grant:

The average project proposal request usually ranges between $2,500 to $5,000. Any project proposals over $10,000 must be discussed with the MCF Executive Director before being submitted.

Term of Contract:

The grant term is one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Schools and non-profit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations that serve Lakewood Ranch area residents and have an updated and “Reviewed by your Community Foundation” profile on http://www.TheGivingPartner.org are eligible to apply.

Applications in support of the following are discouraged:
- General support/normal operating expenses;
- Building campaigns;
- Deficit financing and debt retirement;
- Endowment funds;
- Fraternal organizations, societies or orders;
- Grants for conferences or seminars (support for or attendance at);
- Individuals, except for scholarships;
- Political organizations or political campaigns;
- Religious organizations for sectarian purposes;
- Lobbying legislators or influencing election;
- Fundraising events;
- Scientific research;
- Surveys and personal research;
- Private elementary, middle or high schools for the benefit of their students;
- Travel for individuals or groups such as bands, sports teams, and classes;
- Writing, publication, or production of articles, books, videos, or films.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2019
- Grants will be awarded in August 2019.

All applications received will be acknowledged by email.

Any project proposals over $10,000 must be discussed with the MCF Executive Director.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications to:
Joan McCaw
Grants and Scholarship Manager
joan@manateecf.org
Phone: (941) 556-5442

If you are unsure as to whether or not your organization or project qualifies, please contact:
Susie Bowie, MCF Executive Director
(941) 556-5444

Lakewood Ranch Community Fund
Manatee Community Foundation
2820 Manatee Avenue W
Bradenton, FL 34205

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Lakewood Ranch