Horizon Community Funds Announces First Round of Grants

Over $50,000 in funds to be awarded in summer 2019

Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky will award the first round of funding from its Community Impact Fund in 2019, and is seeking letters of intent to kick off the process.


“This is an exciting time for Horizon Community Funds. Our Community Impact Fund supports innovation, acceleration, and sustainable leveraging of resources to impact Northern Kentucky through our nonprofits,” reflects Nancy Grayson, President of Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky.  “This is a strong start to supporting the vital services and programming that nonprofits bring to our community.”


Letters of intent are now being accepted online at https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=horizonfunds.


“Horizon Community Funds was created to accelerate community progress throughout Northern Kentucky,” adds Horizon Community Funds grantmaking chair Jim Votruba. “We believe this first round of competitive grants will provide essential support for high impact programs. We are off and running on behalf of a brighter future for all!”


For the initial stage of the process, nonprofits are asked to describe their funding proposal, including: purpose, amount of funding requested, and desired impact. The letter length is limited to two pages, and is due no later than 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019. To be eligible, nonprofits must be serving one of the three counties of Boone, Campbell, or Kenton in Northern Kentucky.


Additional information about the grantmaking process and timeline can be found at https://www.horizonfunds.org/competitive-grants.


About the Community Impact Fund

The Community Impact Fund at Horizon Community Funds is the organization’s most flexible source of grantmaking dollars and supports long-term solutions, rapid response to emergencies, and the ability to navigate changing community needs in Northern Kentucky. More information about the fund can be found at https://www.horizonfunds.org/community-impact-fund/.


About Horizon Community Funds

Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky is a qualified public charitable 501(c)(3) organization established as a community foundation in 2017 by Northern Kentucky leaders. Its mission is to unite resources to raise the quality of life for all people in the Northern Kentucky community. Learn more at www.horizonfunds.org.