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Irven E. and Nevada P. Linscomb Foundation Grant

Grants to Missouri Nonprofits to Benefit
Needy Children in Clay and Platte Counties

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation - Irven E. and Nevada P. Linscomb Foundation

Deadline Date:

06/03/19 5:00 PM CST


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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to Missouri nonprofit organizations in Clay and Platte Counties to assist children in need. Applicants may request assistance up to two weeks prior to the deadline. Priority will be given to programs that positively impact the lives of low-income, underserved children between the ages 0 to 18.

The Foundation primarily supports programs that offer:
-Direct delivery of human or social services to poor, needy, and/or disabled children
-Education for low income or disadvantaged children

The Linscomb Foundation prefers to support the following:
-General operating
-Program support
-One-time expenditures for equipment to benefit programs assisting children

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167861

Estimated Size of Grant:

The grants generally range in size from $5,000 to $50,000.

Term of Contract:

The Linscomb Foundation prefers to provide one-year grants.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to agencies serving Clay and/or Platte Counties.

Areas of Exclusion:
-Debt reduction
-Capital expenditures
-Endowment campaigns
-Grants to individuals
-Special events
-Annual campaigns
-Membership drives
-Conference expenses
-The Linscomb Foundation will not be the sole funder of any program or project

Pre-Application Information:

Monday, June 3, 2019, 5:00 p.m. CST

Contact Gwen Wurst (see contact details below) to discuss applications. Feedback calls should be made at least two weeks prior to the application deadline.

All applications must be submitted online by 5:00 PM CST on the due date through the internet grant application module (iGAM).

Notifications will be mailed approximately three months following the deadline.

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To discuss applications, contact:

Gwen Wurst

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
1055 Broadway Blvd., Suite 130
Kansas City, MO 64105

Phone: 816.842.0944
Toll Free: 866.719.7886
Fax: 816.842.8079

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Missouri: Clay and Platte Counties