Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

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Special Project Challenge Grants

The Special Project Challenge Grant process encourages projects in the following areas:

  • Community development & urban affairs
  • Health & human services
  • Parks, recreation, & environment
  • Youth & education

Nonprofit organizations serving the citizens of St. Joseph County are eligible to submit a Special Project Challenge Grant application.

Application Deadlines:
 March 1 and October 1
Please note if the grant deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the application is due the next business day by 9:00 a.m. 

Special Project Challenge Grant (SPCG) Process Information Links:

1) Review SPCG grant guidelines carefully before applying.
2) All SPCG applications must be submitted through the Foundation's online grant system. Applications open in the online system 6 weeks prior to each deadline.
3) If needed, you may use the Foundation's budget template for your application. (View a sample budget here.)

Please contact the Foundation's Program Officer with any questions.