Approximately $253k in 2016 THCF community grants available

Truman Heartland Community Foundation is offering approximately $253,000 in 2016 grants to nonprofit organizations located in or serving citizens of Eastern Jackson County. 

Approximately $151,000 is available through the annual Community Grants Process with an additional $102,000 from the Jelley Family Foundation Endowment for Children’s Education Fund.  

Proposals should reflect the most positive impact on the community to the grants committee, which consists of representatives from THCF’s Board of Directors and Advisory Boards.   

Grant seekers must submit an initial letter of interest by April 7. Finalists for all grant programs will be invited to submit a full proposal May 26.  

Applicants may apply in both the Community Grants Program and the Jelley Family Foundation Endowment for Children’s Education, but not for the same program. Complete application guidelines can be downloaded and letters submitted online at

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