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Legacy Foundation Accepting Grant Applications Through June 30th


The Bright ideas Community Enrichment Fund, a program of the Legacy Foundation, will accept grant applications for the 30th cycle from June 1st through June 30th, 2021.

The Bright ideas Community Enrichment Fund is open to any 501(c)(3) nonprofit operating and/or providing services in Wapello County. Since its inception in 2011, the Bright Ideas Community Enrichment Fund program has awarded $4,254,087 to over 100 organizations in Wapello County. Bright Ideas grants are competitive, single-year awards that range from $2,500 to $30,000, with priority given to programs and projects that will positively impact area residents.

Applications for Bright Ideas Community Enrichment Fund grant opportunities must be submitted online before midnight, June 30th, 2021, to be considered for funding. The application materials are available under the For Grantees & Scholars tab at

Eligible applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or a charitable project with a qualified fiscal sponsor. Qualifying organizations with further questions can contact Amy Nossaman, Legacy Foundation Grants Program Manager, at 641-455-5260 or via email at