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Hestia Women’s Giving Circle Grants

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to
Benefit Women and Girls in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Charlevoix County Community Foundation - Hestia Women’s Giving Circle

Deadline Date:

05/01/18 Received by Date


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Grants to Michigan nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for programs and projects that promote the well-being and economic self-sufficiency of girls and women in Emmet and Charlevoix Counties. Proposed programs and projects should demonstrate a reasonable likelihood of achieving the desired outcomes.

The funded project may offer opportunities to leverage other funds and forge partnerships that will increase the impact of Circle funds.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 132380

Estimated Size of Grant:

For reference only, previous grants ranged from $1,000 to $12,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Program or project eligibility:

- The applying agency, organization or initiative must qualify as a 501c(3) under the Internal Revenue Service Code, be a school or be a governmental entity. An applicant seeking start-up funds may seek sponsorship under such entities and affirm that their programs are open to all women or girls and do not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, national identity or origin.

- The applying agency, organization or initiative must demonstrate a record of, or the potential to, provide effective services or programs. This might include having the support and approval of its services or programs by the community, a history of providing services or programs in a cost-effective
manner, financial support from other sources or the experience of key staff.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Applications must be received by May 1 via either email or regular post

If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be moved to the next business day.

Click on the links in the Supporting Documents section below to download the application form in either PDF or Word format and the grant guidelines.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mailed applications should be sent to:

Hestia Women's Giving Circle
PO Box 553
Petoskey, MI 49770

Emailed applications and any questions should be sent to:

All other inquiries and comments can be directed to the Foundation's staff members, as listed below:

R.A. "Chip" Hansen Jr.
Strategic Planning, Planned Giving, Legacy Society

Maureen Radke
Program Officer
Grantmaking, Nonprofit Support, Donor Services

Mishelle Shooks
Program Officer
Grantmaking, Youth Advisory Committee, Scholarships

Laura Hansen
Finance, Gift Administration, Website

Michelle Nichols
Administrative Assistant
Office Management, Social Media

Sara Ward
Director of Development
Donor Services, Fund Development

Street Address:
301 Water Street
East Jordan, MI 49727

Mailing Address:
PO Box 718
East Jordan, MI 49727

Telephone: 231.536.2440
Fax: 231.536.2640

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Michigan: Emmet and Charlevoix Counties