Grant Guidelines and Applications

The Springfield Foundation is committed to building a strong community through its grants program. The regular discretionary program awards grants once annually on a competitive basis to a variety of nonprofit organizations that strive to address community problems in Clark County. In most cases, discretionary grants fall in the $5,000-$15,000 range.

To Apply For A Grant

Click here to log in and begin a Grant Application.
Grant application deadline is August 15, 2016.

» Download the 2016 Grant Guidelines (PDF)
» Download the Step-by-Step Application Instructions (PDF)
» Download the Program/Operating Budget Form (Microsoft Excel)

Who Is Eligible?

To be considered for a discretionary grant, an organization must:
» serve the residents of Clark County
» be exempt from income taxes as determined by the Internal Revenue Code
» have paid or volunteer staff, choose a governing board and provide services without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age or national origin

Grantee Reporting

In order for the Foundation to monitor the status of our grantmaking activities, grantees may be required to submit a Grantee Reporting Form. View the online grant report form here.

Out-of-Cycle (Emergency) Grant Requests

Under certain circumstances, and pending available funding, the Foundation is willing to review out-of-cycle, emergency grant proposals. To be considered, organizations must first contact the Foundation’s Director of Grants and Scholarships to receive information for the submission of a proposal.


To learn more about grant guidelines please email Susan Carey, Director of Grants and Scholarships, or contact by phone at (937) 324-8773.