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Osceola County Nonprofits Reminded Of Foundation Grant Availability

Sibley, Iowa — If you are in charge of an Osceola County nonprofit that needs some funds for a project, here’s a reminder — grant applications for the 2021/2022 Community Foundation of Osceola County grant cycle will be accepted starting on October 1, 2021.

According to foundation spokesperson Stephanie Neppl, the Foundation recently received a notice that nearly $101,500 will be available to distribute for the new grant cycle.

She tells us grants may be awarded in arts & culture, community affairs & development, education, environmental education & protection, health, historical preservation, human services, and youth programs.

Completed applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on November 5th to be considered for funding. The application materials are online at https://osceolacountyia.gov/living-here/community-foundation-of-osceola-county. Grants will be awarded in late January 2022.

Neppl tells us application limits are set at $5,000 per application per applicant.

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More information from the Community Foundation of Osceola County:

Applicants are reminded that 7 copies of your grant application must be received by the Community Foundation of Osceola County, 300 7th Street, Sibley, Iowa 51249 by 4 pm on Friday, November 5, 2021. E-mailed or hand-written applications will not be accepted.

Eligible applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; a governmental body (school, city, county), or a charitable project with a qualified fiscal sponsor. For more specific questions on eligibility please contact Stephanie Neppl on (712) 754-2523.

A reminder that if your organization has not completed your previous grant projects, you cannot apply again for the 2021/2022 grant cycle. If there are special circumstances, please contact the Community Foundation of Osceola County office.

The Community Foundation of Osceola County, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, has been created by and for the people of Osceola County. The foundation’s main goals are to support charitable projects and programs in Osceola County and to attract additional funds to assist donors in creating lasting legacies through a variety of giving options within Osceola County.

For more information, contact the Community Foundation of Osceola County at (712) 754-2523 or visit https://osceolacountyia.gov/living-here/community-foundation-of-osceola-county/

The organization accepts online donations year-round. For more info, or to donate, visit https://www.desmoinesfoundation.org/affiliates/osceola-county

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