The Community Foundation has implemented an online application process for all grants. 

Grant Application - all grants except those listed below 

Grant Application for the following Field of Interest Grants:

  • Indiana Care Circle
  • Wabash River Enhancement
  • Suicide Prevention 

Project Budget Form

Operating Budget Form

Summary Financial Form


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Grant Survey

Grant Opportunities

Please read grant guidelines before submitting.

Community Grants - 2017

Tier I - Proposals requesting more than $15,000 - deadline noon, April 3rd
Tier II - Proposals requesting $7,500 - $15,000 - deadline noon, August 7th
Tier III - Proposals requesting less than $7,500 - accepted year-round, but no later than noon, December 4th

Field of Interest Grants

Deadline noon, June 5th, 2017
Cancer Care (Esther L. McConnaughay Endowment)
  • funding to provide support for the treatment of cancer; cancer research; cancer detection of/care of treating cancer; advancement of cancer programs
  • Amount available: $33,786
Childhood Literacy (Education Fund for Tippecanoe County)
  • provide funding for early childhood literacy in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
  • Amount available: $20,825
Community Beautification (George and Betty DeVault Endowment & Virginia B. Huth Endowment)
  • address community beautification needs in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
  • Amount available: $6,475
Health and Human Services (John and Marjorie Martin Endowment)
  • funding to provide food, shelter, or other basic necessities for life
  • Amount available: $2,299
Indiana Care Circle (Indiana Care Circle Endowment)
  • enhance continuity of care as an essential component of the health care delivery system in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
  • Amount available: $1,000
Lafayette Savings Bank Wabash River Enhancement Endowment
  • provide support for sustainable economic and recreational development, and beautification along the Wabash River corridor in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
  • Amount available: $1,190
Literacy (Betty M. Nelson Endowment)
  • provide funding for literacy in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
  • Amount available: $29,628
Music Education for Disadvantaged Children (Louisa Lee France Endowment)
  • provide music education for disadvantaged children in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
  • Amount available: $9,458
Suicide Prevention (Suicide Prevention Endowment)
  • provide support for: educational materials, including books and other materials; conferences, workshops and seminars; and to fund expert speakers on the topic of youth suicide prevention
  • Amount available: $781