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Let's strengthen our community together.

The Fayette County Foundation’s mission is to promote positive and sustainable change in our community by developing assets that will be available in perpetuity to energize and nourish endeavors that seek to impact.

Who may apply

Nonprofit organizations and nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, coalitions, community associations, and other civic groups may apply to provide services in Fayette County, Indiana. Organizations seeking funding for food pantry support should first contact the Foundation. Make sure to review our entire Grant Policy.

2020 Cycle II Timeline

November 12th Grantseekers Gathering (must attend for your request to be considered)

November 13th Letter of Intent due @ 12 pm

December 11th Applications due @ 12 pm

January 15th– February 5th Site Visits

March: Seekers will be notified

Letter of Intent

  • Letter of Intents are due Friday, November 13, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. and must be submitted online. You must attend the Grantseekers Gathering on November 12,2020 at Brian's Bistro at 6 pm in order for your grant request to be considered. Any questions please call us at 827-9966 or email Morgan Hamilton at
  • Helpful tip: most of this information is also asked on the grant application so you might want to save everything in a word document to make the application process easier for you.
  • General Information

  • If no, please explain.
  • Grant Profile

  • Please input your organizations mission statement.
  • Input the name of the program/project for which you are requesting funding.
  • Describe your proposal in 4 sentences or less.
  • What is the total cost of the program or project?
  • Enter the amount requested.
  • What percentage of your grant request makes up your budget? (Divide your grant request by the total budget amount.)
  • Answer in four sentences or less.