Grantee Toolkit

Please use the following link to access grant requirements:

Grant Agreement/Grant Evaluation Report  (forms for grants awarded October 2018 and newer)


Congratulations on receiving a grant!

The following guidelines are intended to help you publicize your organization or program. If you have any questions, email Kendra Lutz, at  Greater Grand Island Community Foundation publicizes grants and grant stories through print, digital and broadcast media, social media, GGICF publications, and our website. Please share your success stories and photos with us so that we can promote the partnerships that strengthen our community.

What you can do!
A grant from Greater Grand Island Community Foundation is a wonderful partnership with your organization, and behind every one of those grants is a story of the good work being done to make our community better. Grants are available because of generous people, every grant awarded is an opportunity for us to couple together and acknowledge the donors that make these funds available. Donors need to know how their gifts are being utilized and the significant impact their contributions are making.

  1.     You can publicize GGICF's support in a number of ways:
    • Your website - Create a link on your website to the GGICF's site, You can also include GGICF's logo where appropriate.
    • Contact local media - Using the press release template as a guide, contact local news organizations to let them know about your project and the grant provided by GGICF. If you would like a quote, we would be happy to release one specific to your organization that attests to the great work that you doing in the community. Please share your press release with us, send it to
    • Tell your community - Share information about the grant received from GGICF through your newsletters, annual reports, lists of supporters, and social media. When announcing the grant on social media, link us to FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. In addition to your other hashtags, we encourage you to hashtag #grandislandcommunityfoundation.
    • Logo use - We encourage you to use the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation's logo when applicable. Please contact us if you need a different format of our logo. If the logo is being placed on a colored or photographic background please use a transparent logo. Please do not skew or distort the logo's aspect ratio.

How to acknowledge a grant from the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation!
Use this language to acknowledge your grant from the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation:

  • This project is (funded/funded in part) by a grant from the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation.
  • This project was (funded/funded in part) by a grant from the Greater Grand Island Community Foundation Sample Fund.

Note: Please spell out Greater Grand Island Community Foundation rather than using GGICF abbreviation.

Please keep in touch!
Greater Grand Island Community Foundation loves to hear from you! Please share your stories (success and other), pictures of events or programs, upcoming events, ways we can partner together, any newsworthy items! Keep us in the loop and help us grow our relationship with one another.

We are here to help!

Kendra Lutz
Program Officer

Turning Passion into Purpose.