Community Support Fund Announcement!

There will be an informational meeting on December 13th at 6:00 PM at the Swan Valley Elementary School Library. At the meeting the Swan Valley Community Foundation will make a short presentation about the Community Support Fund and discuss the grant application process and criteria. Grant applications can be picked up at the meeting or are available to download from the Swan Valley Community Foundation web site: Grant Application

The Swan Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) Community Support Fund is a small grant program administered by SCVF. Its purpose is supporting eligible Swan Valley non-profit organizations and their efforts that benefit the Swan Valley Community. The SVCF Community Support Fund is funded through a grant from the William H. Donner Foundation Inc.

Eligible Applicants include IRS designated charitable organizations, governmental agencies, and educational institutions. If an applicant is not a designated charitable organization, government agency, or educational institution, it must be sponsored in writing, by an eligible organization. The applicant must be located in and/or provide services that directly benefit the community of Condon and the Swan Valley.

There is $3500.00 available in the grant pool. Grant applications are competitive and may range from $500 minimum to a $3,500 maximum. Financial participation in the project by the applicant is encouraged but not required.

Funds may be requested for projects and endeavors that benefit the Swan Valley Community. This may include but is not limited to educational projects and efforts, collaborative projects with other non-profit organizations, projects that support the history, culture and traditions of the Swan Valley, community development projects that strengthen financial and economic stability, projects that encourage stewardship of natural resources, and projects that support basic human needs.

The Swan Valley Community Foundation Community Support Fund Grant applications and criteria become available December 13th, 2016. Non-profits serving the Swan Valley from Summit to Goat Creek are encouraged to apply.

Four copies of the grant application and supporting documents must be submitted no later than Jan 5th, 2017. Grants will be competitive. The grant awards will be announced January 26th, 2017 and funds will be available Feb 1 for disbursement.