The WindsorEssex Community Foundation Opens Applications for KidStart Grant Program
The WindsorEssex Community Foundation (WECF) has announced that the 2019-2020 KidStart Grant Program is now OPEN! Submissions are being accepted until February 7th, 2020.
The KidStart Grant Program provides small grants up to $500 to support special projects that will have a positive impact on the community outside their elementary school classroom.
KidStart Projects provide students with a unique community building experience of their own, encourage hands-on community outreach, increase student’s pride in their school and community, encourage creative thinking, and provide constructive ways to address Vital Signs 2019 issue areas.
The WindsorEssex Community Foundation, originally founded in 1983 as Heritage Windsor, is a perpetual community trust for philanthropic purposes. It exists to manage donors’ legacy funds and make grants to support local community programs. Through grant making activities, the WECF is able to establish partnerships to assist a broad range of community organizations.