Over eight million dollars has been given back to the Greenville area and Montcalm County in the form of grants and scholarships from the GACF and it’s affiliates – the Greenville Youth Advisory Council (GYAC), the Lakeview Area Community Fund (LACF) and it’s youth group the Lakeview Youth Advisory Council (LYAC) and the Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund (MPCF).
UPCOMING 2017 GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE
FALL GYAC GRANT CYCLE
For all area non-profits (within Montcalm County) with programs or projects that fall within the identified needs of area youth. This includes but is not limited to substance abuse, poor performance in school, confidence & self-esteem issues in girls, health & wellness issues, teen driver safety, teen pregnancy, hunger or food insecurity, dating violence, access to recreation and homelessness. Please contact Amy O’Brien at the GACF office for more information.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 7, 2016
DECISION: DECEMBER, 2016
FUNDING AVAILABLE: JANUARY 2017
GYAC grant application (Microsoft Word – fillable): click here
For further information contact Amy O’Brien, GACF Director of Grants & Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the community foundation office in Greenville at 616.754.2640.
GACF BOARD VARIANCE POWER: The GACF Board shall have the power to modify any restriction or condition on the distribution of funds for any specified charitable purposes or to specified organizations if in the sole judgment of the board (without the approval of any trustee, custodian or agent), such restriction or condition becomes, in effect, unnecessary, incapable of fulfillment or inconsistent with the charitable needs of the community or area served. (See also Article III, Section 1 (D) of the community foundation Bylaws.)