The Adams County Community Foundation began awarding Impact Grants in 2013.
Due Date: 2nd Wednesday of October by 4pm in the ACCF
· Only available during Fall/October Grant
· Typical amount requested range from $5,000 -
· Nonprofit organizations that serve Adams
County, IN are invited to submit an application
· Audience: the successful impact grant will
serve a very broad range of Adams County residents.
All Grant award recipients are
expected to provide proof that grant funds were used to directly benefit Adams
County, IN residents.
How do I submit an Impact grant? How does the process work?
The ACCF Impact grant process is as followed:
Step 1: Applying for an Impact Grant
Contact the ACCF to obtain a copy of the
Impact Grant Application
Complete the application
Please note the maximum request amount for an
Impact Grant is $10,000
Submit 10 copies with any additional
supplemental materials you wish to include to the ACCF by 4pm on the due date.
order to be considered in the most current grant cycle, grant applications must
be received in the ACCF by 4pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the
appropriate month-no exceptions. Please note that late submissions and
postmarks are not considered.
grant committee will review all grant applications and meet to discuss grant
distributions. You may be contacted with questions regarding your organization
or grant request. Typically, notifications of the grant committee’s decision
are mailed out within four weeks of the due date.
Step 2: Grant Acceptance
If your organization is chosen to receive a
grant, you will receive an award letter
Grant writer must sign, date, and return the
following forms to the ACCF:
Grant Acceptance Agreement (Form 1)
Grant Application Certificate (Form 2)
forms are included with award notification letter!
these forms have been returned to the ACCF, a check will be processed and
mailed to the organization along with a Follow-Up (Form 3) and Reporting to the
Community (Form 4)
Step 3: Grant Follow Up (Should be complete within 90 days of Grant Award Letter)
Take Press Release Picture (Directions
on Reporting to the Community Form)
If possible, the ACCF prefers the publicity
photo to be taken during the program or event that the grant funds were used
Upon completion of the program/event of the
grant supported, the grant writer must:
Complete Follow Up Form (Form 3)
Submit receipts for grant expenses (Dated
after the date of Award Letter)