The SIA Foundation, Ball Brothers Foundation, JPMorgan Chase, and the Operation Round Up® Trust Fund are all accepting (or about to accept) grant applications for community projects. If your organization is looking for funding to assist in a project, please find these four options below:
Ball Brothers Foundation:
Ball Brothers Foundation (BBF) is dedicated to the stewardship legacy of the Ball brothers and to the pursuit of improving the quality of life in Muncie, Delaware County, East Central Indiana and Indiana through philanthropy and leadership. The BBF has two types of grants available for the community: BBF General Grants and BBF Rapid Grants.
The BBF General Grants are offered bi-annually – preliminary letters to begin in either February or July. These grants are for program/project requests, operating Support requests or a combination of the two.
The BBF Rapid Grants are limited and organizations can request up to $5k. Reviewed immediately, these grants are to provide funding to organizations that have an immediate need.
For more information, please visit: www.ballfdn.org
The SIA Foundation, which is a charitable foundation created and funded by Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc., will began accepting grants applications starting July 1st. Grant money is intended to be dispersed in December of this year.
The SIA Foundation makes gifts to qualifying 501(c) 3 organizations or entities within the State of Indiana twice a year. Each grant request can range from $1k to $10k. The purpose of the grants is to improve the quality of life and help meet the needs of Hoosiers. The foundation has three specific project areas, which are Arts and Culture, Education, and Health and Welfare.
For more information, please visit: www.SIAFoundation.org
JPMorgan Chase accepts grants requests year-round for the entire state of Indiana. JPMorgan Chase aims to provide funding for organizations, which are in line with its pillars of philanthropic giving. Two of these pillars include reducing unemployment and community development.
For more information, please visit its philanthropy page.
Operation Round Up® Trust Fund:
The Operation Round Up® Trust Fund is accepting grant applications from non-profits. The fundraising program benefits area non-profit community organizations, projects and events and is a nationally recognized charitable giving program unique to many of the nation’s leading rural electric cooperatives.
Grants are distributed annual. Award money varies, as the program is funded by Rural Electric Membership Cooperative (REMC) members, allowing their bills to be rounded-up each month to the nearest dollar. Applications must come from 501(c) 3 organizations or entities. Deadlines vary depending on the REMC service area; however, grant applications are taken quarterly.
For more information, please visit a local participating REMC site:
Kankakee Valley REMC / Deadline June 5th
Heartland REMC / Deadline June 10th
Steuben County REMC / Deadline June 26th
Orange County REMC / Deadline June 26th
Carroll White REMC / Deadline June 30th
Fulton County REMC / Deadline July 1st
LaGrange County REMC / Deadline July 1st
Tipmont REMC / Deadline July 1st
Marshall County REMC / Deadline July 4th
Noble REMC / Deadline July 9th
Whitewater Valley REMC / July 13th
WIN Energy REMC / Deadline August 1st
South Central Indiana REMC / Deadline August 5th
Kosciusko REMC / Deadline September 1st
Parke County REMC / Deadline September 1st
Decatur County REMC / Deadline n/a
Jasper County REMC / Deadline n/a