How to Apply

The CCF Grant portal is now closed.

The Spring 2024 grant application period closed on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 5 p.m.

Save the Date! Our next grant application period will open 8 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6 and will close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2024

Focus Areas

We will consider grants in all three focus areas:

  • Meeting Basic Human Needs
  • Community Vitality
  • Supporting Education

Eligibility and Special Conditions

  • Organizations must have a 501(c)3 status to apply.
  • Municipalities and First Responders are eligible to apply during either application cycle.
  • Equine/Animal therapy barns are limited to requests for scholarship benefits for their clients.
  • Equine/Animal non-profits must apply in the April – May application cycle.
  • NOTE: A Final Project Form must be submitted to [email protected] and approved before applying for additional funding.


The CoServ Charitable Foundation will not consider requests for:

  • General operating funds
  • Capital campaigns
  • Office rent
  • Salary support

Evaluation Criteria

Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Direct impact on residents of the CoServ Service Area and the entire community
  • Grants using General Funds may also be considered for communities outside the CoServ Service Area
  • The fiscal and administrative capability of the organization to deliver a quality service or program
  • Results that must be measurable and can be evaluated


Grant applicants will be notified in a timely manner of the CCF Board's decisions. Recipients are eligible to apply for another grant the following calendar year.


For questions about the CCF grant process, please email Jennifer Ebert at [email protected]