Elmore County Community Foundation Grant Information

(For nonprofit organizations serving Elmore County)

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Cultural & Community Enhancement Grant Details: Currently Accepting Applications

Applications are open to nonprofit organizations meeting needs through Social Services, Shelter, Community Building and the Arts in Elmore County. Application submissions will be accepted from July 3, 2017 until August 11, 2017.

Nonprofit organizations may apply for the following Cultural & Community Enhancement Grants:

Elmore County Community Foundation Clara Lull Robison Beautification Grant
This grant shall be used to support a nonprofit organization or projects, that are permanent in nature, working to improve, enhance and beautify the City of Wetumpka, Alabama, in Elmore County.

Nonprofit organizations may submit one Clara Lull Robison Beautification Grant application for a maximum award of $2,500.

Recipient nonprofit organizations will be expected to provide matching funds, which may include in-kind services, as determined by the advisory committee.

Required Documents for Submission: 
• Project Budget
• Listing of other grantors
• IRS Letter of Determination 

Grants/Funding are not awarded to: 
• Individuals 
• Annual fundraising drives, events or marketing campaigns 
• Endowments 
• Partisan political advocacy 
• Regular operating support or capital projects 
• Religious purposes (although we do support educational and social service programs offered by faith-based organizations) 
• Research 
• Sponsorship of fundraising events 
• Start-up costs

Elmore County Community Foundation Community Trust Grant
This grant shall be used to support a nonprofit organization improving the quality of life through Social Services, Shelter, Community Building, and/or the Arts in Elmore County.

Nonprofit organizations may submit one ECCF Community Trust Grant application for a maximum award of $2,500.

Required Documents for Submission: 
• Operating Budget - Current Year
• Operating Budget - Prior Year
• Audited Financial Statement
• Core Operating Standards for Nonprofits
• IRS Letter of Determination 
• Listing of Board of Directors
• Letter endorsing project from Organization President

Grants/Funding are not awarded to: 
• Individuals 
• Annual fundraising drives, events or marketing campaigns 
• Endowments 
• Partisan political advocacy 
• Regular operating support or capital projects 
• Religious purposes (although we do support educational and social service programs offered by faith-based organizations) 
• Research 
• Sponsorship of fundraising events 
• Start-up costs

Elmore County Community Foundation Margaret & Auston Bridges Fund for Historical Preservation Grant
This grant shall be used to support a nonprofit organization aiding or assisting in historic preservation activities in Elmore County.

Nonprofit organizations may submit one Margaret & Auston Bridges Fund for Historical Preservation Grant application for a maximum award of $1,200.

Required Documents for Submission: 
• Project Budget
• Listing of other grantors
• IRS Letter of Determination 

Grants/Funding are not awarded to: 
• Individuals 
• Annual fundraising drives, events or marketing campaigns 
• Endowments 
• Partisan political advocacy 
• Regular operating support or capital projects 
• Religious purposes (although we do support educational and social service programs offered by faith-based organizations) 
• Research 
• Sponsorship of fundraising events 
• Start-up costs

Grant Award Dates:

Cultural & Community Enhancement Grants will be awarded by the following nonprofit organization service categories:
Social Services and Shelter - December 2017
Community Building and Arts - February 2018

Family Wellness & Education Grant Application Details: Already Awarded for 2017

Applications are open to nonprofit organizations meeting needs through Family Wellness, Medical, Food and Education in Elmore County. Application submissions will be accepted in January 2018.

Evaluations

Grant recipients are required to submit a six month and a one year evaluation, following an organization’s receipt of grant funds. Elmore County Community Foundation will not consider any future grant requests unless both evaluation forms have been completed.

Questions?

Contact Jackie G. Johnson
Vice President, Community Services
Ph: (334) 264-6223
Fax: (334) 263-6225