The Autism Education Fund and the Keokee Fund are two education funds at The Community Foundation. The Autism Education Fund was established in 2012 to support education related to individuals, families, community, and educators in the surrounding area. The Keokee Fund was created in 2002 to provide more opportunities for academically gifted students in the Dan River Region. Each year, grants are awarded to nonprofit agencies to support education from both of these funds.
Welcome to The Community Foundation’s Autism Education Fund and Keokee Fund grant application process.
Applications for both funds will re-open January 1, 2023.
Resources for Grant Writers
Autism Education Fund Interim Grant Report Form 2022
Autism Education Fund Final Grant Report Form 2022
Keokee Fund Interim Grant Report Form 2022
Keokee Fund 2022 Final Grant Report Form
The Keokee Fund’s purpose is to support the education of academically gifted students. The grants will be used to provide support for organizations, schools, classrooms and students that are academically gifted in the surrounding area. The Autism Education Fund’s purpose is to support local autism education-related programs or organizations benefiting individuals, families, educators the community within the Dan River Region. The grants will be used to provide support for educators, supplement costs of educational services and promote autism awareness in the surrounding area.
Support the Autism Education Fund or Keokee Fund
By giving to the Autism Education Fund and Keokee Fund you support the funding of future grants.