Publicizing Your Grant

Congratulations on receiving your grant! We look forward to seeing the good it will help you do in the region. By publicizing your grant, you will build awareness and credibility for your work while recognizing the donors who help make these grants possible.

COMMUNICATIONS GUIDELINES

Here are some useful tools to help you publicize:

Press Releases

We recommend that you issue a press release about your grant and the project that it has funded to a local news source. When possible, send a high resolution photograph with your news release. If you receive press coverage about your grant, please send us a copy to grants@gscf.org. Here is a template of a press release one might use:

Acknowledgement Language

Please use the following language to acknowledge your grant, using the Foundation’s full name:

  • “This project has been supported by a grant from(name of fund here), a fund of Post Rock Community Foundation.”

Foundation Description

If you need a description of the Community Foundation for your website or other materials, please use the following language:

  • Since 2010, Post Rock Community Foundation has built stronger communities and helped donors make a difference through charitable giving in Lincoln County community and those served by USD 298 and USD 299. Each year, the foundation distributes thousands of dollars through grants and scholarships to nonprofits and individuals. Post Rock Community Foundation is an affiliate foundation of the Greater Salina Community Foundation which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity.

Website Link

When mentioning the foundation’s support on your website, please include a link to www.postrockcf.org, using the Community Foundation’s logo where suitable.

PRCF Logos

Contact grants@gscf.org for an electronic version of our logo for websites, printed materials and other documents.

SHARE YOUR STORY

Submit your story to the Community Foundation and you can reach a broader audience for your work. We will use your story and others throughout our website, our social media sites and various publications.

  • In no more than 300 words, please tell us what a foundation grant means to you and your organization. Even better, tell us how this grant benefits your constituents. Be specific and don’t be afraid to be personal.
  • Include the grant amount and the name of the Community Foundation fund that supported it.
  • Email the story and photos to us: grants@gscf.org

Photography

  • Send us high quality photographs (preferably 1-3 MB) that represent your organization’s work with a photo credit if applicable. You may also send us photos of your grant in action.

Please let us know in advance of any events that you feel would make strong photo opportunities. We might be able to send a photographer.

Recent News

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