Apply for a Grant

 

Do you have a project that could use foundation support?

An idea worth trying?

A plan to improve life for Charlevoix County people?


You may want to consider applying for a community foundation grant.

 

who can apply

501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, educational institutions (preschool through college), and all units of government serving Charlevoix County residents.

 

what we fund

Arts and culture, education, environment and land use initiatives, community and economic development, civic improvement, human services, health and wellness projects, recreation, and youth projects.

 

what we usually don't fund

Ongoing organizational operating expenses, political campaigns, sectarian projects, loan payments or deficit spending, those services normally supported by tax dollars, annual fundraisers, or grants to individuals.

 

When to apply

Applications are due in the CCCF office no later than 4:00 p.m. EDT on March 1 and October 1.  If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be moved to the next business day.

Hestia applications are due in the CCCF office no later than 4:00 p.m. EDT on February 1.  If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be moved to the next business day.  Visit the Hestia Women's Giving Circle page for detailed information on how to apply.

 

how to apply

Review the detailed Grant Application Process and Guidelines.  Then call the CCCF office to discuss eligibility with a program officer - Maureen or Mishelle.  If you are approved to apply, you will receive an access code for the CCCF online grant application.

 

GRANT APPLICATION AND FINAL REPORT