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Nonprofit Grants

The Story County Community Foundation (SCCF) allocates resources to significantly improve or affect the lives of people living in Story County communities. SCCF offers three different competitive grant programs - our Major Grant, Community Grants, and Capacity Building Grants. Applicants should speak to our funding guidelines and Community Betterment Objectives.  

Type Amount Application Deadline Applicant
Major Grant  up to $25,000 Letter of Intent to Apply are due annually by 5:00 p.m. on July 31  Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3), charitable projects of a governmental agency or to the 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor
Community Grant  up to $6,000 Grant applications are due annually by
5:00 p.m. on Sept. 30
Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3), charitable projects of a governmental agency or to the 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor

 
Capacity Building Grant

up to $2,500

Applications are only accepted from qualified applicants.  Successful applicants must use the grant to improve their capacity to raise money for their fund held at SCCF.

Applications are accepted from January 1 to August 31 annually.

Applications are reviewed as received. 

Qualified applicants must hold at least one fund with Story County Community Foundation and must use the capacity grant to improve organizational capacity to raise money for  one or more SCCF funds. 

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