Lawrence County Community
OPEN GRANT CYCLE
The Lawrence County
Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 Open Grant Cycle.
$60,000 will be available for charitable programs and projects that
serve Lawrence County. Priority will be given to proposals for
addition-related programs, and additional funding is available for
specific causes such as parks, disadvantaged children, and senior
The 2016 Open Grant
Cycle awarded over $43,000 to twenty-one Lawrence County groups and
agencies including Becky’s Place, Families Forever, L C Steam, LARC, and
Springville Community Park. The 2017 cycle is funded by the David Allen
Jacobs Community Fund, Patrick & Sharon Robbins Fund, Earlyn & Alvera
Burkhart Hill and Orlin & Imogene Burkett Memorial Fund, William A.
Poling Fund for Lawrence County, German American Bancorp Fund, Bob
Bridge Fund, Harold “Mac” & Shirley McReynolds Fund, Dollens Fund,
Chloral Hilderbrand Community Grants Fund, Bicentennial Fund, and the
Ralph W. “Shorty” & Bette Robison Fund.
Application packets are available on-line or at the Community Foundation
office located in the old Bedford post office building at 1324 K Street,
Suite 150, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Non-profit
organizations recognized by the IRS as having 501(c)(3) status,
educational institutions, and governmental entities are eligible to
Completed applications must be received by the Community Foundation by
4:00 p.m., Thursday, April 13, 2017 to be considered for funding.
HOW TO APPLY - Unrestricted Grants
due Thurs, April 13, 2017)
GREAT Grants -
Recent Grant History
Lawrence County Community Foundation
Robert E. Lee II Memorial Scholarship (for Class of 2017
Student must be nominated.
Nominators, please download form here:
LEE NOMINATION FORM
late spring ... (for
Excellence Returning Women's Scholarship
Bedford Elks Ladies Marie Disbennett Scholarship (preference to
WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION