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Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club's Helping Hens Fund

Grants to Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan
Nonprofits to Promote Children's Health and Wellness

Agency Type:

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Greater Toledo Community Foundation (GTCF)

Deadline Date:

03/01/21 11:59 PM Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $30,000 to Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that support the wellness and fitness of children in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Funding is also intended for the maintenance or construction of sporting venues. Funds must be used to facilitate participation in an organization’s exercise, sports, and/or physical recreation programming.

Priority will be given to projects that encourage activities during warm weather months. Preference will be placed on programs incorporating an educational component that enables participants to learn skills associated with healthy lifestyles.

Funds may be used to cover a participant’s league/enrollment fees, transportation, equipment, uniform costs, and program materials. Funds may also be requested for costs associated with maintaining or rehabilitating existing sporting venues or to construct new ones. Eligible venues could include a wide variety of settings including baseball diamonds, archery ranges, swimming pools, football fields, dance studios, track and field complexes, or other similar facilities. Priority will be given to projects that clearly indicate how the capital project will increase the number of youth participating in activities or enhance their experiences.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179356

Estimated Size of Grant:

It is anticipated that multiple awards will be made in an approximate range of $1,500 to $10,000. Capital requests of up to $30,000 will be considered.

Term of Contract:

It is unusual for a grant award to cover a period of several years; grant requests are generally funded for one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Proposals will only be considered from nonprofit, charitable organizations which have been designated as having tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code.

Priority will be given to projects that have not previously received support from the Helping Hens Fund.

Organizations that receive a Walleye Wishing Well Fund grant are not eligible for Helping Hens funding in the same calendar year.

Expenses incurred by an applicant organization prior to award notification cannot be covered by Foundation funds.

Areas generally not funded include individuals, computer hardware and software, vehicles, conferences, capital, and research.

Pre-Application Information:

The annual deadline for proposals is March 1. Proposals must be submitted through the Foundation’s online application process by 11:59 PM on the deadline date.

Applicant organizations will be notified of the status of their request in April.

Prior to submitting a proposal, applicants are encouraged to call the Foundation. The Foundation's program staff is available to answer questions you may have regarding the grant application process. Please review the FAQ for answers to common questions about the application process.

Applicants should clearly indicate any additional revenue sources identified for the proposed projects.

Click here for more information on how to apply: http://www.toledocf.org/main/grants-module/#HowToApply

Nonprofit FAQ: https://www.toledocf.org/donors/nonprofit/nonprofit-faq/#.XZtVfUZKiM8

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/sl/9GmvfE

For further information, or to discuss a possible submission, please contact:

Artisha Lawson, Program Officer
419.241.5049
artisha@toledocf.org
300 Madison Avenue, Suite 1300
Toledo, OH 43604

If you are having trouble submitting an application, you may contact the Greater Toledo Community Foundation by phone (419.241.5049) and ask to speak to any member of the Program Department (Patrick Johnston, Chris Dziad, or Artisha Lawson). You may also email questions to members of the Program Department (Patrick@toledocf.org, Chris@toledocf.org, or Artisha@toledocf.org).

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USA: Michigan: Southeast area;   Ohio: Northwest area

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