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COVID-19 Relief Fund Grant Application

Basic Needs —and/or— Non-profit Support Grant Information
To apply for both Basic Needs and Nonprofit Support, you must submit two separate applications.

Eligibility: Nonprofit Agencies working to address the basic human service needs of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Jennings County. Individuals are served through agencies.

Priority will be given to sustaining the pre-pandemic human service system and existing non-profits who already serve this community.

Criteria: Expenses related to meeting Basic Needs of Jennings County residents impacted by the COVID-1-9 pandemic OR the support of nonprofit organizations in Jennings County.

  • Basic Needs defined:  Food and basic needs supplies, shelter and housing costs. If you have urgent need please contact cheri@jcunitedway.org.  Small requests may be able to be filled immediately while larger requests will be determined by the grant committee.  Please note, safety training may be required for delivery of items.
  • Nonprofit Support defined:  
    • Expenses related to keeping Jennings County nonprofit organizations operating such as: payroll, office rent, office utilities, supplies, office equipment purchases or leases, etc.
    • Expenses related to COVID-19 mitigation / reopening
    • * CARES Act benefits Paycheck Protection Program and Employee Retention Credit

Ongoing funding cycle: As long as funds are available:

  • You may reapply for Basic Needs grants as often as the needs arise.
  • You may apply for Nonprofit Support grants once per month.

Selection Process:  The COVID-19 Impact Team is comprised of health & human service agencies and community members from across Jennings County.  Generally, committee members read all grant applications and come to a final funding decision after discussions.  However, we may issue a grant outside the regular process when a need is so urgent and critical that waiting would be detrimental to the residents of Jennings County.

Note- The email address on this application is vital- monitor it closely

  • Applications approved for funding will receive documents for electronic signature via Adobe Sign. These will include
    • The approved application itself, modified with any changes the committee may make
    • A form requesting necessary information that contains a funding agreement,.
    • Both the application and the agreement must be signed electronically before funds will be issued.
  • Applications may receive “Please resubmit” that will include Impact Team concerns to aid in resubmission
  • Applications may be declined. This does not prohibit a future application, but resubmission of the declined application will be rejected

Application Instructions

  • Click the link below and fill in the application with complete answers.
  • Sign the application- enter your email address and click "Sign with Adobe eSign". Adobe sign will send you a copy, but your application is not submitted yet. After completing the electronic signature, close that window.
  • Then return to application and in the last section click the "Click to Submit" button below to complete your application.
  • You will receive an emailed copy of the final application

Virtual Office Hours appointments available for application assistance

 

 

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