Grant Opportunities

The Lawton Community Foundation works to improve the quality of life in the Lawton area through its Community Grants program and a Matching Grant program for nonprofit organizations that have charitable organization endowment funds or intend to establish such a fund with the Lawton Community Foundation.

Application Deadline:  July 3
The request for the link to the online application must be submitted no later than June 29, 2017. Any requests after that time will not be considered.

Community Grants

The Lawton Community Foundation community grants program supports programs and projects in these designated communities that will improve the quality of life and provide opportunities for citizens to improve themselves and their communities. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualified nonprofit organizations or entities of state and local government for appropriate projects that have the following characteristics:

The project should be new or a significant expansion of a current effort which will provide positive additional impact to the community.

The project should benefit a broad range of individuals in the community and not be limited to a small group.

The project should have matching support from other resources in the community.

Goals
The program is designed to enhance the quality of life and provide opportunities for Lawton area citizens to improve themselves and the community.

Community Grants Guidelines

Matching Grants

Matching grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualified nonprofit organizations that have charitable organization endowment funds with the Lawton Community Foundation or would like to start a charitable organization endowment fund with the Lawton Community Foundation.

Matching Grants Guidelines

Application
If you would like to apply for a Community Grant or Matching Grant, please email Jennifer Stewart. Briefly explain the project for which your organization is seeking funding. You will then be provided a link to the grant application. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer at the email above or 580-353-4747.

Sample News Release to announce grant
Grant Final Evaluation Form