Applications for grants must be in writing and received between January 1st and July 1st in order to be considered at the selection committee meeting.

All applications should be mailed to:

U. S. Bank, N.A., Private Client Group
P.O. Box 8
Joplin, MO 64802

Applications can also be presented to the U. S. Bank, N.A., Private Client Group office at 402 South Main Street (second floor), Joplin, Missouri.

Applications will be presented to the Selection Committee for careful evaluation in accordance with the criteria/guidelines of the Foundation.

A copy of the organization’s 501(c)(3) determination letter must be attached to the application, and the verification affidavit must be executed on behalf of the organization in order for the application to be considered.

Summary Checklist

Before submitting your application, make sure you include (or attach) the following:

  • A copy of the IRS 501(c)(3) designation letter
  • Signed 501(c)(3) verification affidavit
  • History/Background of the organization
  • Project title/anticipated cost and amount requested
  • A budget for the project
  • Timeline for implementation
  • Current financial statement of the organization
  • Roster of organization board of directors
  • Other attached materials