Grants are confined to 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, to be used for charitable purposes. Grants must be for projects for the benefit of the Linn County community.
Potential grantees should first make a preliminary inquiry to determine the Foundation’s interest in their request. This communication should briefly describe the background and purposes of the organization and outline the proposed project and its goals. Grant inquiries may be submitted at any time and should be forwarded to the Foundation's Program Officer.
If the Foundation has an interest in the project, a grant application will be given to the applicant to be completed in order that the proposal may be properly evaluated. Information requested includes:
Grant applicants should note that no grants are made directly to individuals. The Foundation does not accept applications requesting funds for the following purposes: