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Lincoln W. and Dorothy I. Deihl Community Grant Program:The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation (GMCF) invites nonprofit, charitable organizations in the Greater Manhattan area to apply for grants which support programs that improve the quality of life in the City of Manhattan, Kansas and the surrounding area. The GMCF will consider funding projects from local organizations that involve quality of life initiatives in the following areas:
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Grants for Greater Manhattan Grant Cycle:The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation (GMCF) invites nonprofit, charitable organizations in the greater Manhattan area to apply for grants for charitable purposes. Project funding up to $10,000 will be considered. Program expenses will take priority, but the GMCF Grants Committee will consider funding operating expenses based on monies available.
The Foundations' Grants Committee will consider requests for funding for charitable projects that address needs in the following areas:
Youth Impacting Community Grant Cycle:Youth Impacting Community (YIC), a teenage youth advisory board for the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation (GMCF), is pleased to invite nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations in the greater Manhattan-Riley County area to apply for grants for charitable purposes. Project funding has historically ranged between $200 and $3,000.
YIC members will consider requests for funding for charitable projects in the Greater Manhattan-Riley County area that address needs in the following area:
YES! Fund Grant Cycle:The YES! Fund Advisory Board requests the help of area nonprofit agency's in offering positive, accessible activities outside school hours to our community's youth. Proposals should be coordinated with USD 383 and take advantage of student volunteers from the KSU College of Education. All grant recipients must be exempt from federal tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
A preference will be given to agencies that have professional staff administering the grant. The YES! Fund advisory board is open to any proposal offering constructive activities for youth during unsupervised hours, but where possible we will show a preference to proposals that meet the following:
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