The Dallas County Foundation 2018 grant application materials will be available on Dec. 1, 2017. They can be found at www.dallascountyfoundation.org.


DCF will fund grants requests that impact the lives of Dallas County residents in the areas of health and human services, arts and culture, youth development, education, recreation, environment, and community betterment.


Applicants must be a 501(c)3, 5, or 6 organization or 107(b) unit of government; or be affiliated with another organization that has one of these designations. The grant application deadline is Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 at 5 p.m.


Thanks to the generosity of the Grow Green County Gaming Corporation, the Dallas County Foundation will be available to award additional dollars this year.


DCF grant application instructions and requirements will be explained at a grant workshop:


Adel Public Library, 303 South 10th Street, Adel.


Tuesday, Jan. 9 with lunch at 11:30 a.m. and grant information from noon until 1 p.m.


RSVP by Dec. 21, 2017 to: hchill@minburncomm.net.


Limited seating available - workshop is free.


For those unable to attend the face-to-face workshop, a training video will be posted on the Dallas County Foundation webpage that covers the same information.


The Dallas County Foundation, an affiliate of Greater Des Moines Community Foundation was established in 2005 to foster private giving, strengthen service providers and improve the conditions of the communities and rural areas of Dallas County, Iowa.


For more information and grant application materials please visit www.dallascountyfoundation.org.