The Fund for Bartlesville seeks to support the charitable work of community nonprofits and to recognize excellence in addressing community needs.

This spring grant cycle looks for applicants with the most innovative proposals in the areas of programs, new initiatives, or capacity building. Organizations may request up to $2,500 in their proposals.

 

Questions and request for details are welcome. Contact the BCF at 918.337.2287.

PRO TIP: Go through the application and copy all requested information onto a word document. Answer all questions in that word document so you can save your work as you go. When you have answered everything to your satisfaction copy and paste answers into the online form. Save the word document for the next time you submit a grant for that project so you don’t have to start from scratch. 

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Fund for Bartlesville Grant Application

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  • The Fund for Bartlesville seeks to support the charitable work of community nonprofits and to recognize excellence in addressing community needs.

    This spring grant cycle looks for applicants with the most innovative proposals in the areas of programs, new initiatives, or capacity building. Organizations may request up to $2,500 in their proposals.

    Any 501(c)3 is eligible to apply. When reviewing applications for grants from the Fund for Bartlesville, the grants committee will consider the following:

    What type of support is being requested?</strong

    Project or program support- Supports specific projects or programs that help fulfill the mission of the organization.

    Seed money - To establish or initiate a new project or program. Applicants should take care to explain how the initiative will be sustained after the grant.

    Capacity building- Activities that strengthen an organization and help it better fulfill its mission, such as technology, staff, equipment, training, publications, speakers, and conferences. Applicants should pay special attention to how it will measure the success of the increased capacity.

    Other considerations:

    Is the program, project, or capacity for which funding is requested sustainable? In other words, is there confidence that the initiative will continue after Foundation support ends?

    Questions and request for details are welcome. Contact the BCF office at 918.337.2287.

  • Nine-digit number issued by the IRS. If you are applying on behalf of a component fund of the BCF, please type the BCF's tax ID number which is 731575838.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
    If you are applying on behalf of a component fund of the BCF, please upload a blank form.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
    This should be your most recent filing to show your organization is registered as a solicitor in the state of Oklahoma. If you are applying on behalf of a BCF component fund, or are exempt from this requirement in the state of Oklahoma, please provide your exemption letter or upload a document with "exempt" typed in text.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
    The first page of your 990 includes your organization's name, filing year, tax-exempt status, and Part 1 and 2 (item 1-22). If you are applying on behalf of a component fund of the BCF, or are exempt from this requirement, please upload a blank form.
  • Title of your project or request.