12/08/10 The Marshall County Community Foundation announces it will accept applications for the first grant cycle of 2011 beginning today.  Organizations desiring to apply for a grant should visit the website at www.marshallcountycf.org for an application. Please note:  the application from the website must be used and signatures are required.

Grant applications are due by 4:30 p.m., February 1, 2011.  Applications will be reviewed by the Grants Committee of the Community Foundation and will be acted upon by the Board of Directors during their April Meeting.

Applicants must be organizations with 501(c)(3) IRS status or organizations with 501(c) IRS status whose request is charitable in nature for the following:

Start-up costs for new programs or the expansion of needed programs
One-time projects or needs

The Marshall County Community Foundation focuses on humanitarian, cultural, educational, recreational and environmental requests.

Marshall County Community Foundation also accepts grant proposals once a year each February for the Ralph C. Vonnegut, Jr. Fund.  The purpose of the endowment fund is to provide funding for environmental, educational, or recreational projects directly related to Lake Maxinkuckee.

For further information contact Jennifer S. Maddox, President & CEO, Marshall County Community Foundation at 574-935-5159.