Grants available for parishes

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Friday, 15 July 2011 04:00
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SANDUSKY—The Sandusky/Erie County Community Foundation is accepting applications for Community Grants. Charitable organizations, churches, governmental or other entities including 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible to apply.

The Sandusky/Erie County Community Foundation continues a tradition of mindful, effective grantmaking addressing a variety of needs throughout Erie County. These include, but are not limited to arts and humanities, community development, education, environment, health and social services and youth services.

The foundation encourages proposals for projects that enhance collaboration among Erie County organizations, build organizational capacity, leverage additional resources, demonstrate sustainability and yield substantial community benefits. The minimum grant award is $1,000 with a general range of $1,000 to $20,000 and typically awarded for one year. Grant projects must serve Erie County residents.

Grant guidelines, instructions and applications are available at the foundation’s office or at www.sanduskyfoundation.org. Completed applications must be received in the foundation office by 5 p.m. Aug. 1.

Applications may be mailed to Sandusky/Erie County Community Foundation, 135 E. Washington Row, Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Grant writing assistance is offered by appointment at the Volunteer Center of Erie County, 419-627-0074.

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