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Kaley McKenna (middle) was the third recipient of the Lincoln Family Adult Scholarship. She is pictured with Nancy and Dallas Lincoln. Alice received a $500 scholarship to attend Montcalm Community College in 2014..

Kaley McKenna (middle) was the third recipient of the Lincoln Family Adult Scholarship. She is pictured with Nancy and Dallas Lincoln. Alice received a $500 scholarship to attend Montcalm Community College in 2014.

 

 

Attention ADULTS interested in going back to college

The Lakeview Area Community Fund has a scholarship opportunity for you!  Read below to see if you qualify and to download an application:

Lincoln Family Adult Scholarship – The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a community college or university-bound student who previously attended the school district that serves the Lakeview Community Schools and has decided to pursue a higher education.  Applicant must reside in the Lakeview area; must have been out of high school for at least one year; and must have demonstrated need.

The 2015 deadline for this scholarship has been extended to April 24, 2015.  Click here for an application.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Grant Deadlines for 2015 and 2016 Funding

LENA & FRED MEIJER TRAIL FUND CYCLE

This cycle is specifically for Fred Meijer Trails in Montcalm County (Fred Meijer Heartland Trail, Fred Meijer Flat River Trail, and Fred Meijer White Pine Trail) with projects that need financial support.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015

DECISION: MAY 18, 2015

FUNDING AVAILABLE: IMMEDIATELY

 

FALL GENERAL GRANT CYCLE

For all area non-profits (within Montcalm County) with programs or projects that need financial support. Educationally focused requests will be considered but you are encouraged to make those applications in the spring.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 7, 2015

DECISION: OCTOBER 19, 2015

FUNDING AVAILABLE: JANUARY 2016

 

FALL HEALTH CARE GRANT CYCLE

This grant cycle is specifically for area non-profit health organizations (within Montcalm County) that have programs or projects that affect health care for indigent children. The Meijer Children’s Health Care Fund provides the grant monies for programs that fall within the specific criteria. These applications will be reviewed by a special Advisory Committee with recommendations made to the GACF Board of Trustees for final approval.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 7, 2015

DECISION: OCTOBER 19, 2015

FUNDING AVAILABLE: JANUARY 2016

 

LAKEVIEW AREA COMMUNITY FUND CYCLE

For all area non-profits in the greater Lakeview community that have programs or projects that address the community’s cultural, educational, social, health, environmental and recreational concerns.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 7, 2015

DECISION: MID-NOVEMBER, 2015

FUNDING AVAILABLE: JANUARY 2016

 

MONTCALM PANHANDLE COMMUNITY FUND CYCLE

For all area non-profits in the Montcalm County panhandle area that have programs or projects that address the community’s cultural, educational, social, health, environmental and recreational concerns.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 21, 2015

DECISION: SEPTEMBER, 2015

FUNDING AVAILABLE: IMMEDIATELY AFTER ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Check out this very cool video.  The Montcalm Area ISD Program “Making it Cool to be Kind” is supported by our Greenville Youth Advisory Council (GYAC).  It’s worth watching…very important message.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wS_HLYCOgR0