Community Foundation to Award Several $1000 Grants
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - A local philanthropic organization is accepting applications for micro-grants.

The Community Foundation of West Kentucky announced Monday they will award up to $1,000 in grant money for two types of projects: (1) urgent, emergency or unexpected needs up to $1,000, and (2) projects that need $1,000 or less.

The deadline to non-profit organizations to apply for one of these grants is 4:00 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. The organization must serve western Kentucky in the areas of Community Arts, Educational Attainment, Health Awareness, Children’s Programs, Social Services or Community Improvement.

Each application will be reviewed for eligibility. Applicants must be defined as a tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Selection will at the sole discretion of the Community Foundation of West Kentucky Grants Committee, with the approval of the Board of Directors. While there is a limited amount of funds available, each of the areas of interest will be funded. Submission of an application does not guarantee an award.

Attendance by the organization is required at the Philanthropy 360 event on March 5, when grants will be announced and distributed. Alternates will be chosen in case selected organizations do not attend. 

The Philanthropy 360 event will be held at the Market House Theatre Annex, 132 Market House Square, from noon – 1:30 pm. Refreshments will be provided. 

Any additional questions may be directed to: Community Foundation of West Kentucky at 270-442-8622.

To apply online go to the Philanthropy 360 web-site (see link below).

On the Net:

Community Foundation of West KY website

Published 10:22 PM, Monday Feb. 04, 2019
Updated 10:09 AM, Sunday Feb. 10, 2019

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