Apply for a Grant
Do you have a project that could use Community 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. Proposed programs/projects must benefit Charlevoix County residents.
what we usually don't fund
Ongoing organizational operating expenses, political campaigns, sectarian projects, loan payments or deficit spending, services normally supported by tax dollars, annual fundraisers, or grants to individuals.
When to apply
Applications are due in the C3F office no later than 4:00 p.m. EDT on March 1 and October 1. If the deadline falls on a weekend, the deadline will be moved to the next business day.
Hestia applications are due on May 1. If the deadline falls on a weekend, 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 C3F 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 C3F online grant application and account Logon Page.
GRANT APPLICATION and ACCOUNT LOGON PAGE