Our grants touch the lives of thousands of people each year

Central Kentucky Community Foundation strengthens our community through grants to nonprofits for causes important to donors and the future enhancement of our community. In 2020, CKCF awarded $737,282 in grants to 102 organizations.

Grants are made through various channels including donor designation and collaborative projects. A small portion of these grants was made through various competitive grant opportunities linked below. You can contact us at or 270-737-8393 to find out more about eligibility and our grant-making process.

To learn about our new Granted Program click below

Grants Application

When grant applications are active, they can be completed through our online grant portal. The platform compiles information and support materials for our grant programs. 

Online Grants Platform Accounts

If you are new to our online grants platform, you will need to create an account in our system. At the time of registration you will be asked to enter the following information: 

  • A username that is an email address
  • Your contact information
  • Your organization’s information, including the EIN/Tax ID number (required) 
  • Contact information for the organization’s Executive Director or CEO

If you are returning to the platform, enter your credentials and log in or use the “Forgot Your Password” link to reset your password. If you think someone at your organization has already registered in the system, do not create a new account. Contact us at or 270-737-8393 to be added to an existing account or to retrieve your username and password.

Sign Up For Grants Notifications

Sign up to be notified when Grant applications are available