Accepting Applications for 2021 Grant-in-Aid Program

Deadline is March 31 for non-profit agencies located within the Paducah city limits to apply for city Grant-in-Aid funding for Fiscal Year 2022.

The City of Paducah is accepting applications for the Grant-in-Aid Program.  The deadline is March 31 for non-profit agencies located within the Paducah city limits to apply for city funding for fiscal year 2022.  Agencies interested in applying are encouraged to attend a virtual workshop on Friday, February 26 at 2 p.m. to review the application process.  The Zoom link to the workshop is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89528295306

City Manager Jim Arndt said, “We are thankful for the various organizations that support citizens and enhance our community’s quality of life.  Through the Grant-in-Aid program, we offer a competitive, structured process for non-profit organizations to tell us their story of how they contribute to Paducah along with their funding request.  This process provides our Grant-in-Aid Review Panel with detailed insight to make informed funding recommendations.”

The Grant-in-Aid Categories are as follows:

  • Quality of Life Grant – eligible for non-profit agencies providing programs or projects that benefit the quality of life for Paducah residents.
  • Quality of Life Micro Grant – eligible for non-profit agencies providing programs or projects that benefit the quality of life for Paducah residents.  The grant request is limited to $5000 or less.
  • Catalyst Grant – eligible for non-profit agencies desiring to launch a new program or project that requires an infusion of financial support to start or expedite the process.

Visit Grant-In-Aid Program for application guidelines and forms.  Each agency must be a 501(c)(3) organization.  The City’s fiscal year begins July 1.

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Date of release:  February 17, 2021