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Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation Grant

Grants to Central Missouri Nonprofits and Religious Institutions
for Programs that Benefit the Local Community

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Foundation / Corporation

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Allen P. and Josephine B. Green Foundation

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Grants to Central Missouri nonprofit organizations and religious institutions for programs that benefit local communities and directly help people in need. Priority areas of funding include human and social services, youth development, education and development for children, health and hospitals, as well as for religious institutions that support community churches and provide social services.

Grant Guidelines and Policies:
1. To support qualified organizations operating within the state of Missouri that relieve human misery, want and suffering regardless of age, race, religion or economic status
2. To support both independent and institutional educational programs that develop and empower individuals of all ages to become more productive members of their communities
3. To establish, maintain, and support student scholarships that further the educational opportunities for and objectives of highly qualified candidates
4. To contribute to regularly organized religious institutions, and the establishment, preservation and rehabilitation of historically significant places, assets, programs and that make a meaningful and positive impact in their communities
5. To support organizations and programs that seek to improve the health, wellness, longevity and happiness of members of their communities
6. The programs hereby referred to may be open to any qualified group which, in the discretion of the Board of Directors, falls within the purposes of the Foundation

Commonly Funded Requests:
- Facilitating health care
- Helping the physically or mentally disabled
- Children and youth
- Strengthening families
- Providing for the elderly
- Food banks and pantries
- Education at all levels
- Libraries
- Museums
- Literacy
- Religious organizations
- Restoration and preservation

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172854

Term of Contract:

Grants will be made for one year only with no commitment for years ahead should the Board no longer consider the project a high priority matter.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The application must include the organization's federal 501(c)(3) tax exemption number.

The geographic focus of the Green Foundation is limited to central Missouri. Any application that supports program delivery outside of the Green Foundation's geographical focus will not be considered.

- Priority will be given to new projects and to those that have not been funded for at least one year.
- Although providing money for “bricks and mortar” as such is not of interest, it may be desirable to provide facilities to get a worthwhile project started or expanded.

Ineligible Request Examples:
- To individuals
- To projects and programs located outside of the United States
- To a charity that is not publicly supported
- For social causes or for social activism
- For lobbying, propagandizing, or for political campaigns
- To requests deemed inappropriate for a variety of other​ reasons

Requests Unlikely To Be Funded:
- Projects / programs located outside of central Missouri
- Commitment of funds for more than one year
- Grants for operating funds and annual budgets
- Unspecified general funds
- Projects with a perceived small chance of success
- Programs that would seem unlikely to continue without further​ funding from the Green Foundation
- Large capital fund drives
- Large building fund drives
- Large endowments
- To an organization whose primary mission it is to raise and distribute funds
- To federated giving programs

Pre-Application Information:

The Foundation accepts applications on a rolling basis, but has two deadlines per year.
- Wednesday, March 13, 2019 -- Applications submitted for this deadline will be reviewed in May 2019.
- Wednesday, September 11, 2019 -- Applications submitted for this deadline will be reviewed in November 2019.

Application Instructions:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register and apply online:

If you have questions regarding the Foundation, or the grant request process, please contact
Sarah Forgey
Program Coordinator
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Phone: (816) 627-3444
Fax: (816) 268-3236

For technical assistance with IGAM, please contact (816) 627-3452 or at

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Missouri: Central Missouri