ACCF announces September Mini-Grants available; August 31 is application deadline

Grants up to $500 available for eligible non-profit organizations

The Allamakee County Community Foundation (ACCF) is now accepting applications for its mini-grant program. The ACCF “Emerging Needs” Mini-Grant Fund was created to address funding needs for community projects outside of the regular grant cycle. The deadline for applications is August 31.

Grants up to $500 are available for eligible non-profits. The ACCF accepts applications for grants for community development, community promotions, community education and similar matters. The grant shall be for the benefit of persons residing in Allamakee County in Iowa. Entities that have a 501(c)3 designation by the Internal Revenue Service or schools or municipalities are eligible to apply for these funds. Non-profit groups may apply for up to $500 for their projects.

Grant Applications and Guidelines/Policies can be found at www.allamakeefoundation.org or by contacting ACCF Foundation Coordinator Betty Steege at 563-586-2046 or steebo@acegroup.cc.

The ACCF receives funds each year from the Iowa Department of Economic Development County Endowment Program. Seventy-five percent of the money received is granted out each year. The other 25 percent is maintained in a permanent endowment with the income to be distributed in future years. The Allamakee County Community Foundation promotes stronger communities through annual grants, building endowments for nonprofits, and providing community leadership through convening.
 

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