Area community foundations invite nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and municipalities to submit grant requests to put local charitable dollars to work in Charlevoix and Emmet counties.
Grant applications to support arts and culture, education, the environment, community and economic development, health and human services, recreation and youth are available by calling the respective community foundation office. All applicants must call to discuss their proposals in advance. Eligible nonprofit organizations must serve residents of Charlevoix County or Emmet County and work to enrich or improve life for local residents in some way.
The deadline for submission is Oct. 3. Applications will be reviewed by adult community members and youth advisory committee members and recommendations will be reviewed by the respective Boards of Trustees.
The community foundations accept resources from donors and then use a portion of the income earned from the investment of these gifts to help foster positive change in the area.