During 2011, the Community Foundation of Utah engaged in touching the lives of countless individuals by allocating grant funds to various organizations covering a wide array of service categories.
In 2011 the Community Foundation distributed $620,104 in grant funds through its donor advised funds, scholarships and field of interest funds. This report describes the allocation of grants according to categories of services provided by the organizations, and the specific regions that those organizations serve.
Grants by Category The grants in 2011 were given to organizations that serve a wide array of purposes and clients, including Advocacy, Arts, Community Development, Education, Health/Human Services, Humanitarian, Religious, Veterans, Women, and Youth. Organizations that specialized in Health/Human Services received the greatest amount of funding with 26.5% of the total funding allotment. The next largest percentage of grants was given to environmental organizations, receiving 15.5% of the total distributed grants. Other leading categories (Youth, Community Development, and Education) each received at least $80,000 of the total $620,104. Grants by Region Grants in 2011 were distributed across the state..
The majority of grants (64%) stayed within Utah and reached Northern Utah, Park City, Salt Lake City, Southern Utah and organizations serving the entire state of Utah. Organizations that served statewide clients received the largest percentage of grants (26%), those serving that Northern Utah received 19.2% of the funding while 15.6% of the funding went to organizations that served clients in Salt Lake City.
Organizations that served clients through International, National, the Mountain West and organizations located in outside of Utah received 36% of the total funding. Download a more detailed report here.