Mentor Michigan is awarding $15,000 in mini-grants to Michigan mentoring organizations to host mentor recognition or recruitment events or activities during Michigan Mentoring Month January 2010. These funds were raised during the Meijer Gift Card Promotion that was held June 20, 2009. Meijer donated $2 to Mentor Michigan for every $25 or more Meijer gift card that was purchased.
All proposed events or activities must occur during Michigan Mentoring Month January 2010.
Grants from $100 – $1,000 are available.
Mentor recognition or recruitment events or activities.
ELIGIBLE APPLICANTSAll mentoring organizations registered with Mentor Michigan that complete the Wave VII Census are eligible. The deadline to complete the Wave VII Census is October 9, 2009.
Complete the Application and Budget Worksheet in the format requested. Applications will be accepted by mail, email, or fax. (See attached Application and Budget Worksheet)
Friday, October 23, 2009 by 5:00 p.m.
Grant recipients must provide Mentor Michigan with a completed Final Report by February 19, 2010. (See attached Final Report)
Priority will be given to:
Ø Applicants that completed the Mentor Michigan Wave VII Census
Ø Applicants that raise match funds or in-kind donations for this event or activity
Ø New events or activities
Ø Events or activities involving multiple mentoring organizations
Ø Events or activities involving mentors and mentees
All applicants will be notified electronically by Wednesday, November 4, 2009.
Kathie Vasilion Robinson ● Phone: (517) 373-4200 ● Email: firstname.lastname@example.org