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Boone County Community Foundation (BCCF) Competitive Grant

Grants to West Virginia Nonprofits, Agencies, and
Schools in Eligible Regions for Community Development

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation (TGKVF) - Boone County Community Foundation (BCCF)

Deadline Date:

05/01/20 4:00 PM Receipt


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Grants of up to $7,500 to West Virginia nonprofit organizations, government entities, and schools for a wide range of activities that strengthen communities in eligible regions. Funding is intended for programs and projects that promote economic development, reduce poverty, and improve the quality of life of local residents. Programs must benefit communities in Boone County.

Priority will be given to proposals that:

  • Encourage community bonding and more community support for solving problems;
  • Exhibit coordination and collaboration among organizations;
  • Focus on proactive, preventive measures;
  • Implement new approaches and innovative techniques to solve community problems.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179314

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $7,500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must submit one copy of the organization’s IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit determination letter. Please note: 501(c)(3) determination letter is not required for governmental entities or schools.

The Foundation normally DOES NOT make grants to support the following:
-National or statewide proposals that do not focus on Boone County
-General operating budgets for established organizations;
-Annual campaigns or membership drives;
-Production of film or video programs;
-Travel expenses or school uniform purchase;
-Ongoing support for the same project;
-Staff costs only;
-Consultants, consultant fees, conferences or workshop speakers;
-Individuals, student aid or fellowships;
-Religious activities of religious organizations;
-Projects that would be fully funded by applicant, either internal or external, prior to the completion of the grant application process;
-Equipment or uniforms for youth leagues.

Pre-Application Information:

The Boone County Community Foundation currently has one grant cycle per year and begins distributing grant applications in January. Applications are due by Friday, May 1, 2020.

Priority will be given to proposals that generate matching funds, thus leveraging additional support.

The grant review process takes up to 60 days after the grant cycle deadline.

The Foundation accepts only one grant request from any school or
organization per cycle.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Boone County Community Foundation
Shaffer & Shaffer Law Offices
330 State Street
P.O. Box 695
Madison, WV 25130


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