Eligibility Policy and Areas of Major Interest
Grant guidelines are listed below or in a PDF file that can be downloaded here for reference during the process. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org via e-mail if you have any questions concerning this procedure.
The mission of the GLSHF is to Enhance the Health and Well-Being of the Community. The Foundation will manage the funds entrusted to it to ensure perpetuity of the funds and achieve our mission.
TYPES OF GRANTS:
Priority will be given to those proposals most consistent with the Foundation mission and with the widest potential benefit to the community. This may include projects in the areas of:
Preference is given to requests for funds to seed a cause that can be self-supporting within a reasonable time. Applicants may apply for multi-year grants.
SIZE OF GRANTS:
Grant requests of $2,500 or greater will be considered.
Grants will be made to public charities for projects/proposals designed to impact the greater Lee’s Summit area. Grants will not be made to, or for the benefit of, any individual. Grants will not be awarded for day-to-day operating expenses or salaries of any organization with the exception of "seed" dollars as mentioned in TYPES OF GRANTS above.
Payment will be made on the following timeline: 50% at time of notification, 25% at mid-year Interim Report, and 25% at end of grant cycle, unless the recipient can demonstrate that they need all the funds up front.
Applications will be evaluated based on innovation, focus, probability of achieving goals, budget, and the potential positive impact on the community.
Grant Application Procedure
All application materials should be submitted to:
The Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation
P.O. Box 571
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
To attach files click here to send via e-mail. Please reference the Grant Project or purpose.
Regardless of the submission method you use, a GLSHF representative will reply to your submission to verify receipt.