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Phase 2 - Recovery Match Program

HCCF is excited to launch Phase 2 of our COVID-19 Response - Recovery Match Program.

The goal of Phase 2 is to meet the increased need of Hendricks County nonprofits due to lost revenue/increased expenses caused by COVID-19 with unrestricted, matching grants.

The following 17 nonprofit organizations received matching grant offers on August 28, 2020 totaling $154,000:



Applicants must: 

  • be a 501(c)(3) public charity, in good standing;
  • be located in Hendricks County, IN;
  • be actively serving Hendricks County, IN;
  • demonstrate organizational impact on Hendricks County, IN; and,
  • demonstrate COVID-19-related losses.

Ineligible organizations include, but may not be limited to:

  • booster clubs,
  • churches/pantries (food, etc.),
  • foundations/re-granting organizations,
  • government/quasi-governmental organizations,
  • membership organizations (Chambers of Commerce, Kiwanis, Tri-Kappa, Rotary, etc.), and
  • youth sports leagues.


HCCF will match fundraising dollars raised by the grantee organization during the matching period.  Eligible nonprofits must complete the application in its entirety by 3:00 pm on August 12, 2020. Based on the need and funding available, HCCF will make matching offers to nonprofits on Friday August 28.

The matching period will last from September 1 - December 31, 2020. Matches will be made as they are completed or by January 15, 2021.  Matches are expected to be between $1:$2 and $2:$1 based on the need in the community.

Eligible gifts:

  • Individual/corporate giving;
  • Fundraising events (charitable gifts only); and,
  • Donor advised fund grants

Ineligible gifts:

  • Regular, foundation grantmaking


Application Open: July 15, 2020

Application Deadline: August 12, 2020 at 3:00pm ET

Match Offers Sent: August 28, 2020

Matching Period Begins: September 1, 2020

Matching Period Ends: December 31, 2020

Matches Paid: No later than January 15, 2021

If you have any questions about the Recovery Match Program or your organization's eligibility, please contact Eric Hessel, HCCF Program Officer, at