Traditional Grants

Due Dates: 2nd Wednesday by 4pm in the ACCF of the appropriate month

·         Submitted by one nonprofit organization
·        Typical amount requested  range from $200 - $4,500
·        Available all four grant cycles-January, April, July, October
·        Nonprofit organizations that serve Adams County, IN are invited to submit an application
 
 
All Grant award recipients are expected to provide proof that grant funds were used to directly benefit Adams County, IN residents. 
 

In 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.

 

 

How do I submit a Traditional grant? How does the process work?

 

The ACCF Traditional grant process is designed to be uncomplicated and user-friendly.
 

Step 1:  Applying for a Grant

1.        Download Traditional Grant Application from our website (Also on Grant Info page)
2.         Complete the application

o    Please note the maximum amount for each grant cycle as outlined on the ‘Grant Info’ page.

3.        Submit 10 copies with any additional supplemental materials you wish to include to the ACCF by 4pm on the          due date.
 

In 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.

The 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:

o   Grant Acceptance Agreement (Form 1)

o   Grant Application Certificate (Form 2)

§ These forms are included with award notification letter!

 

Once 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 Award Letter)

Upon completion of the program/event of the grant supported, the grant writer must:

o   Complete Follow Up Form (Form 3)

o   Submit receipts for grant expenses (Dated after the date of Award Letter)

 
Take Press Release Picture (Directions on Reporting to the Community Form)

o   If possible, the ACCF prefers the publicity photo to be taken during the program or event that the grant funds were used for.

 
If you have any questions regarding this grant cycle, please contact the ACCF at 260.724.3939 or grants@adamscountyfoundation.org.