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Endowment to aid mentoring, tutoring

Staff report

The McCracken County Community Career Endowment invites nonprofit and faith-based organizations to apply for funding that will enhance existing mentoring/tutoring programs targeted at economically disadvantaged students in the Paducah or McCracken County school districts.

Applicants may request up to $1,000.

The "Request For Proposals" required documentation and application with instructions can be obtained by calling 270-444-6962 or by visiting mccce.org and may be mailed to MCCCE Inc.,  P.O. Box 357, Paducah, KY 42002-0357 or hand delivered to 300 S. Third St.

Priority will be given to programs that promote and provide mentoring/tutoring services to a diversified population of economically disadvantaged students. Programs will get additional ranking points if they include assisting middle and high school students to develop communication skills.

Funding eligibility is limited to community based organizations with documented nonprofit (501) (c) (3) status and faith based organizations that are located in and/or provide services within the low-income neighborhoods of the city and county. Applicants must be in good financial standing and must have the appropriate organizational capabilities to receive and administer grants.

Salaries and/or benefits for existing staff and administrative expenses are not eligible for funding.

The deadline to apply is Sept. 12. For those organizations selected, the MCCCE, Inc. funds will be granted upon completion and submission of the M/T Enrichment Memorandum of Understanding (also on the website). The endowment partnered successfully with nine programs last year and anticipates partnering with at least that number this year.

Call 270-444-6962 or visit the MCCCE website @ mccce.org for additional information.

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