Applications for grants should include the following information and should be submitted electronically.
There are no submission deadlines. Each application is reviewed on a quarterly basis. An organization may submit an application once in a twelve-month period (one request per organization).
Grants are restricted to tax-exempt, non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations which are not classified as private foundations under section 509(a).
Local, national and international organizations will be accepted.
Each funded request will be required to submit quarterly updates to the Foundation on the ongoing impact of the funding.
Grants are not made to:
Grants are not generally made for:
Grants are generally limited to organizations which have:
Grants are not automatic and cannot be guaranteed from year to year.
Grants are awarded to qualified, tax exempt, non-profit organizations granted 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service.
All non-profit organizations have worthy purposes, and any lack of grant by this foundation should not be interpreted negatively by any organization, the general public, or any other persons.
Recipients of grants must acknowledge receipt of such grants in a timely manner (30 days), in accordance with current IRS guidelines, or be subject to no further consideration of a grant.
The Foundation will not consider any applications for sponsorship of events.
Please address all Grants to:
Leep Family Foundation
Attention: Deanna Ponsler
Gurley Leep Automotive Family
5201 North Grape Road
Mishawaka, IN 46545
Requests should be submitted electronically. Organizations will be advised in writing of the status of their request approximately two weeks after the request has been reviewed at a Meeting of the Trustees.
Due to the volume of requests, the status of any request should not be sought by telephone.