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Grants for Non-Profits
Applications available May 15 and due June 30, 2024

Eligibility Requirements for Organizations

  • Organizations must be 501(c)(3) tax-exempt or government entity.

  • Organizations must provide services that improve the health, education or 
    welfare of Darke County residents.

  • The following groups are not eligible:

    • Organizations that limit their services to members of any one religious group.

    • Organizations whose primary purpose is to influence legislation, 
      political viewpoint, or promotion of a political candidate.


Available Grants

  • Approximately 40 organizations will receive awards. Grants are usually $1,000-$3,000.

Application Process

  • All applicants (recipients and non-recipients) will be notified of results within 45 days of deadline. Recipients will receive payment within 60 days of deadline.

  • If approved grant is one of several funding sources needed to complete a project, the Foundation has the discretion to delay payment until the organization has secured funding to complete the project.

  • 2023 recipients must complete a final report summarizing the use of grant funds to be eligible for the next year's grants (click the blue button). 

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Grants from the Helen L. Hawkey Music Project support

music enrichment for Darke County students.

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