BGCF Celebrates $150 Million in Total GrantmakingBlue Grass Community Foundation is celebrating a tremendous milestone: awarding over $150 million in grants and scholarships since our founding in 1967! BGCF was…
Severe flooding has devastated communities across Appalachia Kentucky and the need is great. Your contribution will help us respond to our neighbors most severely impacted, including individuals, families, farms, small businesses and local nonprofit organizations.
Join us and our partners — Appalachia Rises, Appalachians for Appalachia, Appalachian Impact Fund, New Frontier Outfitters, WKYT, WYMT and AppHarvest. We make the greatest difference when we invest together to help our communities.
Application periods have closed for flood relief grants for individuals, small farms and local businesses. Submitted applications continue to be reviewed and funding distributed. Please continue to check back for further updates, and thanks for your support.
Rapidly deployed grants provided immediate relief to those severely impacted by the flooding. Fund distributions will be updated weekly until all money is granted. The totals below are current as of June 3, 2021.
Families across Appalachia Kentucky have been awarded $500 emergency grants for immediate needs like lodging, food and clothing in the following counties:
The following nonprofits received grants of $6,922 to support continued relief efforts for those impacted by recent flooding in Appalachia Kentucky:
Total Amount Awarded: $412,497
Total Number of Small Businesses Assisted: 104
Small businesses in the following counties were awarded grants of up to $5,000:
Total Amount Awarded: $250,000
Total Number of Farms Assisted: 202
Farms in the following counties were awarded grants of up to $1,500: