Applying for a Grant
NEW: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Grants
To address the racial disparities faced by many in our community, the Community Foundation is offering a minimum of $25,000 in grants for programs or projects that implement strategies that can help celebrate diversity, create equity and foster inclusion. Grant requests must be initiated by nonprofit organizations, including schools, governmental units, and faith-based organizations. The application of intent opens January 2, 2019 and closes February 14, 2019. Full grant applications are due February 28, 2019. Complete application details are located here.
NEW: Love Your Community Mini-Grants
Open to individuals, nonprofits, or businesses, our 2019 Love Your Community Mini-Grants will award up to $500 to projects that encourage people to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in any or all parts of Muskegon County. Applications must be received by February 14, 2019 and will be posted on the Foundation’s Facebook page for open voting beginning February 22, 2019. Download the application (Word doc) here.
We give grants to 501(c)(3) organizations, churches, schools, agencies, and governmental units serving the greater Muskegon County area. Applications are only accepted through our online application system, Submittable. Scroll down to access Submittable application information.
Submittable is a new system for the Foundation starting June 2018. All grant applicants will need to create a new account.
PLEASE NOTE – if you need to submit a final report for a grant you were awarded using the eGrant system, use this link: https://cffmc.submittable.com/submit/a3edeb09-61c2-4dba-a012-b0d83b034f22/final-grant-report.
Past Grant Awards
View a complete listing of our previous grant awards, including the organization, project, amount and grant fund.Learn More
If you're wondering how to make your grant proposal better, or what organizations submit the strongest proposals, we can help.Learn More
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