- Nonprofit Grants
2022 Nonprofit Grant Update
The Fishers City Council, upon recommendation from the Fishers Nonprofit Committee, approved a resolution on August 15, granting $120,000 in funding to nonprofits that serve the Fishers community.
The following organizations were awarded grants following an application and review process:
- Conner Prairie Museum - $30,000
- Outside the Box - $26,500
- Cherish Child Advocacy Center - $20,000
- Youth Mentoring Initiative - $15,000
- Hamilton Southeastern Education Foundation - $10,000
- Shepherds Center of Hamilton County - $10,000
- Fishers Youth Assistance Program - $5,000
- Indiana Center for Prevention of Youth Abuse and Suicide - $3,000
- Heart and Soul Free Clinic - $500
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
- Organization measures and tracks outcomes and has a record of achieving goals.
- 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 Mackenzie Poole, Community Engagement Coordinator, at email@example.com or 317-595-3151