Grant Application

Grantmaking Guidelines

  • Grants are made to 501(c)(3) organizations in the Greater Lansing, Michigan area.
  • Typical grants range up to $10,000.
  • We offer challenge grants to encourage nonprofits to broaden and strengthen their fundraising.
  • Due to the enormous needs and limited funds, grant support focuses on community-based education programs that benefit children and families, animal welfare, and environmental issues.
  • We generally do not supply building or endowment funding, college scholarships, religious organizations, individual aid, or salaries/benefits.
  • Grant applications require a budget of the project to be supplied, please use our supplied template.

Grant Deadlines and Award Dates for 2021

1st Quarter Applications

Application Deadline: Friday February 26, 2021
Grant Review/Awards: Friday, March 12, 2021

2nd Quarter Applications

Application Deadline: Friday, May 21, 2021
Grant Review/Awards: Friday June 4, 2021

3rd Quarter Applications

Application Deadline: Friday September 3, 2021
Grant Review/Awards: Friday, September 17, 2021

3rd Quarter Applications

Application Deadline: Friday, November 26, 2021
Grant Review/Awards: Friday, December 10, 2021

Grant Application

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