Nonprofit Grants

2023 Nonprofit Grant Update

The application period for the 2023 Nonprofit Grants is closed. 

Fishers Nonprofit Grant Eligibility 

  • Applying organization must be a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit or have a fiscal sponsor
  • Organization must be located in Fishers or serve Fishers residents
    • Priority will be given to organizations that make a large impact on Fishers residents

Grant Criteria

Proven Success

  • Organization measures and tracks outcomes and has a record of achieving goals.

Organizational Strength

  • Organization demonstrates fiscal responsibility and has proper staff and board oversight.

Cooperation & Collaboration

  • Organization uses innovative approaches to solve pressing issues in Fishers while collaborating with partners to best leverage efforts and reduce duplication of services.


  • Organization has the resources and plans available to maintain the work after the grant period ends.

City of Fishers nonprofit grants will NOT support:

  • Capital requests
  • Grants to individuals
  • Organizations or projects that discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, age, gender or sexual orientation
  • Political campaigns or direct lobbying efforts by 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Post-event or debt retirement
  • Projects aimed at promoting a particular religion


Please reach out to Ashley Elrod, Community and Public Relations Director, at