The Greater Salina Community Foundation is pleased to announce a call for grant applications from the Fund for Greater Salina. The Fund for Greater Salina is an unrestricted community grant fund supported through donations and investment returns.
Fund for Greater Salina grants will be awarded to selected non-profit organizations, or individuals or groups with a charitable project that will benefit those in Saline County.
Applications, grant guidelines and supporting information can be found on the Foundation’s web site, www.gscf.org. Applicants should use the most recent copy of the application form. Only applications on the Foundation’s form will be accepted. Applications must be received in the office by September 9, 2013 to be considered. Awards will be announced in October.
The Foundation is offering two short technical assistance workshops for applicants. These mini-workshops will be held at the Foundation office on August 7 at 2:00 p.m. and August 20 at 9:30 a.m. and will last about an hour. No reservations are required. Applicants are not required to attend a workshop.
Changes to Fund for Greater Salina
The Fund for Greater Salina grants will now be offered only in the fall. Previously, grants were awarded twice a year from this fund. The Foundation has other grant opportunities offered in the spring.
Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $770,000 in grants from the Fund for Greater Salina. Grants have ranged in size from $250 to $5,000. The Foundation has awarded more than $33 million dollars in grants including scholarships, Seize the Moment, donor-advised, and designated grants.