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2017 GRANT DEADLINES:


Deadline: Jan. 20th

Funding Date: Feb. 13th


Deadline: May 12th

Funding Date: June 12th


Deadline: Sept. 11th

Funding Date: Oct. 13th


How to Apply

The first step in your request for funding is to submit a two-three page letter of inquiry that describes your organization, your legal name and tax status, the proposed project and intended use of funds, its' relation to Foundation mission,and the requested amount.

You may apply by sending a letter of inquiry to:

Cheryl Scapanski, Director
2220 125th Street NW
Rice, MN 56361-9701
cscapanski@bctelco.net

Please send inquiry letters at least six weeks prior to the full proposal deadline to allow time for consideration and notification. Requests will be reviewed within 14-21 days and you will receive either a denial or an invitation to submit a full proposal. If you did not receive a response in a timely fashion there is a chance we did not receive it. Please contact Cheryl Scapanski at 320-393-2115 if you have questions regarding your proposal.

Project proposals under $2,000 will be reviewed monthly and may be submitted at any time. Please download this application and either email or mail it to:

Cheryl Scapanski, Director
2220 125th Street NW
Rice, MN 56361-9701
cscapanski@bctelco.net


Full Proposal

Once you have received an invitation to submit a full proposal, please follow the instructions below.

Download the online grant application or call Cheryl Scapanski at 320-393-2115 to request one by mail.

Proposals need to be no more than 10 pages long, singly spaced, excluding attachments.


Each Proposal Needs To Include the Following:

1. Cover Sheet
2. Cover Letter
3. Proposal Narrative
4. List of board members and their affliations
5. IRS determination letter (if not submitted with Letter or Inquiry)
6. List of key staff
7. The following financial information: