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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 agency.

  • 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 35 organizations will receive awards from $500 to $2,500.

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.

  • Recipients must complete a final report summarizing the use of grant funds to be eligible for the next year's grants. Click the following button:

Funds from the Helen L. Hawkey Music Project support music education for Darke County students.

Pictured are elementary school students participating in "Creole for Kids and the history of Zydeco" concert.

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