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Christ-Centered Living (CCL) Inquiry

Section I

Please note that churches may not apply directly for funding. Churches can, however, be part of collaborative applications with faith-based nonprofits.

*** Before proceeding, please review the Christ-Centered Living white paper.

Question 1

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The Welborn Baptist Foundation only makes grants to organizations that are classified as tax exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code and public charities under section 509(a) of that code. Additionally, the Foundation may grant to public schools and universities that are exempt under Section 170(c)(1) of the IRC. The Foundation does not make grants to individuals or to for-profit organizations.

We regret that we are unable to consider your organization for grant funding, but we encourage you to continue looking through our web site to help you gain a better understanding of the Welborn Baptist Foundation, our interests, and who we serve. 

Question 2

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In order to apply for Foundation funds you must have your 501(c)(3)determination letter in hand. It is not sufficient to have submitted paperwork to the IRS and be awaiting a ruling.

We regret that we are unable to consider your organization for grant funding, but we encourage you to continue looking through our web site to help you gain a better understanding of the Welborn Baptist Foundation, our interests, and who we serve.

Question 3

Illinois: Gallatin, Wabash, Wayne, White, Saline
Indiana: Dubois, Gibson, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh or Warrick
Kentucky: Henderson

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The Welborn Baptist Foundation funds in fourteen counties in Southeastern Illinois, Southwestern Indiana and Western Kentucky. If your organization is not located within this geographic area, it is not eligible for funding by the Foundation.

We regret that we are unable to consider your organization for grant funding, but we encourage you to continue looking through our web site to help you gain a better understanding of the Welborn Baptist Foundation, our interests, and who we serve.

Question 4

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The Welborn Baptist Foundation does not support the projects of units of local government including libraries, departments of municipal, county or township government.

We regret that we are unable to consider your organization for grant funding, but we encourage you to continue looking through our web site to help you gain a better understanding of the Welborn Baptist Foundation, our interests, and who we serve.

Question 5
(for purposes of this question, a unit of local government is any department or division of municipal city, county or township government or a public library system)

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The Welborn Baptist Foundation does not support the projects of units of local government including libraries, departments of municipal, county or township government.

We regret that we are unable to consider your organization for grant funding, but we encourage you to continue looking through our web site to help you gain a better understanding of the Welborn Baptist Foundation, our interests, and who we serve.

Section II

Before continuing with your Inquiry, a few reminders:

Requirements Helpful Hints
  • You will need to use your email address as your username and to create a password.
  • If submitting Inquiries on behalf of multiple separate organizations, you must use a unique email address for each in order for the system to recognize them as separate organizations
  • You will be required to enter your Internal Revenue Service Tax ID number for verification
  • You must provide evidence of your organization's tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The only acceptable documentation is a letter from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service
  • You will need to know the costs associated with your program/project, e.g., for personnel, operating, evaluation, etc.
  • If your email address has changed since last year's cycle, please create a new user name using your current email address
  • Upon successful submission, you will receive an acknowledgement email that includes a copy of your submitted responses
  • You are not required to complete your Inquiry in one sitting. You may save your work and return to it for modification prior to submission
  • If you prefer, you may prepare your responses offline and then paste your responses in the online spaces provided

This Inquiry is exclusively for projects in the Christ-Centered Living space. You will be required to explain how your program/project addresses at least one of the outcomes identified in the Christ-Centered Living Logic Model:

  • More people will hear and embrace salvation through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • More people will reorient their lives around Christ through discipleship
  • More people will impact their environment as an outgrowth of their Christian faith

If you encounter any difficulties with this system, please email or call the Grants Manager at 812.437.8260.

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