Over eleven 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 2017/18 GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINES 

Lena & Fred Meijer Trail Fund Grant Cycle

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 13, 2017

DECISION: May 15, 2017
FUNDING AVAILABLE: Immediately after decision


FORMS & DOCUMENTS

Fall General Grant Cycle

For all Greenville 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 apply in the spring.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  AUGUST 11, 2017

DECISION: October 16, 2017
FUNDING AVAILABLE:  JANUARY 2018


FORMS & DOCUMENTS

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 with the specific criteria. These application will be reviewed by a special Advisory Committee with recommendations made to the GACF Board of Trustees for final approval.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 11, 2017

DECISION: OCTOBER 16, 2017
FUNDING AVAILABLE: JANUARY 2018


FORMS & DOCUMENTS

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.

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