Goodwill Fund Grant

Human Services and Aging Commission

Goodwill Grant Fund 2018 Application Process

Overview
The Town of Lyons is proud to present the 2018 Goodwill Fund to support human services in the Town of Lyons and the surrounding area. The priority of the Goodwill fund is to assist nonprofit organizations that help low-income individuals and families in the Lyons area meet their basic needs. Applications for funding from the Goodwill fund are due by June 1, 2018.

Examples of human service programs include Meals on Wheels, health-related services, at-risk youth support, senior services, childcare assistance, nutritional support, transportation, and programs that assist with other necessary expenses to help households maintain housing, medical care, and utilities.

All funds will be distributed to nonprofit organizations. The Town of Lyons Human Services and Aging Commission will coordinate the Goodwill Grant Process and determine the amounts distributed to applicants on a case by case basis.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
•The organization applying must provide human services or conduct the proposed activities within the Town of Lyons area (80540 zip code) for the benefit of the Lyons Community.
•Grantees must be currently recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as an entity described in Section 501(c)3 or 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (“the Code”). Groups or organizations that do not have such designation may only apply in partnership with and IRS-qualified entity.
•The Town of Lyons accepts proposals for specific projects and programs, not for general operating support.
•The Town of Lyons does not make grants to organizations where grant money would be used to advance a particular political or religious doctrine.

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•If awarded and concluding the use of the grant funds, you are required to submit a summary of how the funds were used no later than March 31, 2019.