GREENVILLE AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

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 2016/17 GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINES

FALL GENERAL GRANT CYCLE

For all area non-profits (within Montcalm County) with programs or projects that need financial support.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016

DECISION:  OCTOBER 17, 2016

FUNDING AVAILABLE:  JANUARY 2017

Applications to use for these grant cycles:

GACF Program/Project (Microsoft Word-fillable): click here

GACF Program/Project (Pdf): click here

GACF Item/Piece of Equipment (Microsoft Word – fillable): click here

GACF Item/Piece of Equipment (Pdf): click here

 

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:  FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016

DECISION:  OCTOBER 17, 2016

FUNDING AVAILABLE:  JANUARY 2017

Application to use for this grant cycle:

Meijer Children’s Health Care Fund (Microsoft Word-fillable): click here

 

LAKEVIEW ARE COMMUNITY FUND GRANT 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:  FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016

DECISION:  MID-OCTOBER, 2016

FUNDING AVAILABLE:  JANUARY 2017

Applications to use for this grant cycle:

LACF Program/Project (Microsoft Word-fillable): click here

LACF Program/Project (Pdf): click here

 

MONTCALM PANHANDLE COMMUNITY FUND GRANT CYCLE

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016

DECISION:  MID-OCTOBER, 2016

FUNDING AVAILABLE:  JANUARY 2017

Applications to use for this grant cycle:

Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund (Microsoft Word – fillable): click here

Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund (Pdf): click here

For further information contact Amy O’Brien, GACF Director of Grants & Communications at amy@gacfmi.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.)