Storm Lake, Iowa: The Buena Vista County Community Foundation announces their 2013 Spring Round of Grants.
Applications for the 2013 Spring Round of Grants are available on the Foundation’s web page at www.bvcountyfoundation.com or by email at
The deadline for turning in applications in the Spring 2013 round of grants is 5:00PM on Friday, April 5th, 2013.
Grants can be mailed to the Foundation at P.O. Box 771, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588 or they can be dropped off at Storm Lake City Hall in Storm Lake, Iowa. Any grants not received and in hand by 5:00PM on the 5th of April 2013 will be returned and not considered in the 2013 Spring round of grants.
The Buena Vista County Community Foundation seeks to provide grant funding to local not-for-profit groups in Buena Vista County whose project will help to make Buena Vista County better in some way. Grants are given for capital projects but not for operational programming.
To assist groups and potential applicants in the filing of a grant application the Foundation will provide an optional Informational Workshop on March 14th, 2013 at 5:30PM at Storm Lake City Hall (2nd Floor), 620 Erie Street, Storm Lake, Iowa.
The workshop will review the application and help grant writers understand what the Foundation is looking for in the application that can make an application a great grant application; as well as, review the changes for the grant program in 2013.
The Buena Vista County Foundation’s web page at www.bvcountyfoundation.com has additional helpful resources for grant writers in the Frequently Asked Questions section of the web page.
Funds granted through the grant program must benefit Buena Vista County residents and/or organizations. Applicants must be a 501.C.3 organization or a governmental or educational organization such as a City, County, or Community School District or utilize a fiscal agent.
In addition to their grant making side the Buena Vista County Community Foundation is a great way for individuals and families to leave a legacy for future generations. For more information contact the Buena Vista County Community Foundation.