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Horizon Community Funds to Award $50,000 in Grants

Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky is set to award the first round of funding from its community impact fund in 2019.

The organization is seeking letters of intent to kick off the process.

“This is an exciting time for Horizon Community Funds. Our Community Impact Fund supports innovation, acceleration, and sustainable leveraging of resources to impact Northern Kentucky through our nonprofits,” said Nancy Grayson, president of Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky. “This is a strong start to supporting the vital services and programming that nonprofits bring to our community.”

Letters of intent are now being accepted online here.

“Horizon Community Funds was created to accelerate community progress throughout Northern Kentucky,” said Horizon Community Funds grant-making chair Jim Votruba. “We believe this first round of competitive grants will provide essential support for high impact programs. We are off and running on behalf of a brighter future for all!”

For the initial stage of the process, nonprofits are asked to describe their funding proposal, including purpose, amount of funding requested, and desired impact. The letter length is limited to two pages, and is due no later than 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019. To be eligible, nonprofits must be serving one of the three counties of Boone, Campbell, or Kenton in Northern Kentucky.

Additional information about the grant-making process and timeline can be found here.

-Staff report