Grantham Gives Back
Grantham University’s culture is built upon service to our students and our local and global community. This commitment is exemplified by the Grantham Gives Back Fund, dedicated to providing financial support to 501c3 non-profit organizations.*

This year, Grantham will award at least six community grants of up to $3,000 each to 501c3 non-profit organizations that help the community and align with Grantham’s mission and values. The organizations must each provide the following:

  • A tax exempt number, which will be automatically validated with the IRS database.
  • Non-profit contact name, title, address phone number, fax number
  • Organization mission statement, goals and objectives
  • Type and scope of services offered, and the geographical area serviced
  • Specific details as to how requested funds would be used
  • How the project aligns with Grantham’s mission, vision and values
  • Project budget and amount requested
  • Demographic impact
  • Current operating budget including latest financial statement
  • List of other corporate funders
  • Contact information
  • Completed W9


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Grantham will award grants twice a year. Applications are accepted for the first cycle between March 15 and June 1. Grants will be awarded by July 15. The second cycle of grants opens August 1, closes November 1 and will be awarded by December 15.

Grant Application

Please send the organization’s current operating budget including the financial statement, W9 form, and a list of directors and offices with their affiliations to or mail them to:

Grantham University
Grantham Gives Back Grant
16025 W 113th Street
Lenexa, KS 66219


If you have questions about the Grantham Gives Back Community Grants, please let us know at


*We do not provide grants to: religious organizations; political groups; fraternal organizations; individuals; athletic groups or activities, including charity-benefit sporting events; charter schools; bands or choirs; capital campaigns; communities outside of the United States, organizations whose programs discriminate based on race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, military service/veteran status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.