Applying for a Grant
Grants are made to not-for-profit, charitable, or educational organizations in one or more of the eight Mississippi counties of Covington, Forrest, Jones, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Marion, Perry, and Pearl River. Beneficiaries of the grant must reside in one or more of the eight counties. The organization receiving a grant must be located in the same eight county region. Grants are awarded for a minimum of $25,000.00 for periods of one year.
You will be using the Grant Application as many of you have in the past.
There is just an additional step of Online Submission now.
Please follow all steps.
The link provided below is for Online submission for all applicants.
Please submit your grant online, upload any documents necessary and requested. Next print the grant.
Please download a copy of the grant application and the cover sheet. (using the Grant Application Download Button to the right)
Read the directions then put together three copies in three individual three-ring binders the Cover Sheet should be the first page using the tab style in the grant instructions.
Grant Application and
Grant Cycles are:
January 1- March 31
April 1 - May 31
June 1 - August 31
Sept 1 - October 31
A tax-exempt organization described in Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code that is not a private foundation described in Section 509 (a):
or an exempt operation foundation described in Section 4940 (d) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code;
or an organization described in Section 170 (c) (1) or Section 511 (a)(2)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The organization must have an active Board of Directors and a current annual audit.
Universities or Schools
When submitting a grant and you are a university, junior college or k-12 school the grant must be signed by the President of the University or by the Superintendent.
Areas of Interest
The Asbury Foundation funds grant proposals to assist education, health, and other initiatives.
Future considerations for other categories will be given as interest and needs are indentified.
Included in the grant application are some of the most frequently asked questions by applicants. If your question is not listed then please give us a call.