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General Grant Application Guidelines

The Foundation Board of Directors, in evaluating grant applications, will be guided by the following general principles:

  1. Applicants must be eligible not-for-profit agencies.
  2. Proposals must be consistent with the Mission Statement of CentraCare Foundation.
  3. Grants will be made to projects that have primary impact in the following Central Minnesota counties: Benton, Crow Wing, Douglas, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pope, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd, Wadena and Wright.
  4. The Foundation is reluctant to provide funding for: ongoing operational support or general administrative expenses for existing programs. Proposals that address health issues through partnerships with multiple individuals and organizations are encouraged. Organizations are allowed one active grant at a time. Interim and Final reports must be in and approved prior to submitting a letter of inquiry for a new project.
  5. All decisions regarding funding will be made without regard to race, color, creed, sex, handicap, religion or national origin of the grant seeker, and without regard to an applicant’s relationship with CentraCare or its subsidiaries.