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Community Grants Deadline Sept. 15

The Boone County Community Foundation invites charitable organizations in Boone County to apply for the following Grant Programs:


Melvin and Mildred Banks Grant Program is a new grant for this year.  The Banks farmed and ran numerous businesses in Boone County their entire lives.  They have graciously funded an unrestricted fund for Boone County non-profit organizations.


Wilbur and William Cummings Grant Program. These two lifelong Boone County residents established a charitable trust prior to their deaths that benefit organizations in Boone County, particularly the Boone County Fair Association and the Boone County Historical Museum.


Any non-profit organization that provides programs in Boone County may apply for a grant by the deadline of September 15, 2016 for programs in 2017.  The grants must be for projects that enhance the quality of life in Boone County.  The recipients of grants will be notified no later than November 1, 2016.


Community grants require only one application per project. Application forms may be obtained from our website:    Questions should be directed to our Boone County Community Foundation office at 815-544-7231 or to