Is your nonprofit organization wanting to make a greater impact on the community? Do you have a project planned but are struggling with funding it?

The Bowling Green Community Foundation is awarding grants to help fund a variety of programs in the local community. Applications are open until Friday.

The annual grant program is the primary purpose of the Bowling Green Community Foundation. The grant committee carefully evaluates applicants before funding is dispersed in January. In 2021 the foundation supported 19 organizations and awarded a total of $52,559.

“The Bowling Green Community Foundation grants program fills an important need in our community as a potential resource for funding for the amazing nonprofits in the BG area,” said Emily Dunipace, Bowling Green Community Foundation president.

“These diverse non-profits, including organizations that support the arts, projects for seniors and children, downtown beautification, mental health, food banks, and so many others, are working hard every day to do good, to make a difference in the lives of our citizens, and to make BG a better place to live and work. The BGCF is thrilled to be a part of all that goodness,” she said.

Grants are awarded to 501(c)(3) organizations located in the 43402 and 43403 zip codes and school district areas. Awards are annual and range from $500 to $7,500. The application can be found at Applicants can contact [email protected] with any questions.

Donations to the Bowling Green Community Foundation can be made by mail and online. The foundation also accepts annual giving as well as estate giving. More information can be found at

The Bowling Green Community Foundation, a non-profit entity, exists to improve the quality of life in the Bowling Green area by providing funding and support for diverse and innovative programs that enhance the health, welfare and vitality of the Bowling Green community. Private contributions are the sole support of the Foundation. For more information, visit