Montgomery County Community Foundation opens grant application period for local nonprofits, announces two new funds

The Montgomery County Community Foundation is now accept grant applications from local nonprofits. The deadline to submit is Sept. 15.

The Montgomery County Community Foundation is now accept grant applications from local nonprofits. The deadline to submit is Sept. 15.

The application period for local nonprofits to apply for grant funding through the Montgomery County Community Foundation is now open and will run until Sept 15, MCCF announced July 10.

MCCF is a nonprofit governed by a board of private citizens who work to support other local nonprofits countywide by serving as a hub where local donors, nonprofits and community needs meet.

MCCF provides grant funding to local nonprofits in a variety of fund categories including children, senior adults, health care and prevention, heritage preservation and education. This year, MCCF has added two new funds: one of which focuses on fostering hope for the abused and neglected, while the other new fund address animal welfare. MCCF also has a few additional funds, which are not restricted.

According to a MCCF release, organizations applying must be a certified nonprofit and submit documents including the organization’s most recent IRS Form 990, most recent financial statements, agency budget, project/program budget and documents with information about the board of directors.

Organizations seeking funding must also provide details about the project for which they are requesting funds and outline what they hope to accomplish, how they plan to reach their goal, what community need will be addressed, who the target population is, what geographic area will be serviced and how many people will be served by the project.

The release also states that funds received from MCCF must be used in Montgomery County for Montgomery County residents.

To download the grant application, click here.

For more information, call 281-367-8158 or visit www.mccfoundation.org.
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.