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2014 Global Youth Service Day Michigan Mini-Grants

Grants to Michigan Non-Profits, Others for Youth-Led
Health, Environment, Education, and Other Projects

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The Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC)

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Grants of up to $500 are available to Michigan schools, non-profits, volunteer organizations, and others for programs that encourage youth to participate in volunteer projects. A webinar will be held February 20, for organizations that will work with children and youth to engage them in a limited-time project in one of the following areas of interest: education, health, clean energy/environmental stewardship, economic opportunity, disaster preparedness, supporting veterans and military families, or public safety.

Projects should demonstrate collaboration among multiple organizations such as higher education institutions, volunteer centers, youth service organizations, and/or national service programs. Projects must take place on or around Global Youth Service Days of Friday, April 11, 2014 through Sunday, May 4, 2014. Preference will be given to events that occur on Friday, April 11- Sunday, April 13.

Allowable Expenses
Mini-grant funds must be used to support essential volunteer project materials that correlate with the volunteer project activities. Allowable expenses include, but are not to limited to, the following items:
-Environmental clean-up supplies (ie. gloves, rakes, shovels)
-Building supplies (ie. lumber, nails, hammer)
-Educational supplies (ie. books, markers, scissors)

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GrantWatch ID#: 140782

Estimated Size of Grant:

$200 - $500

Term of Contract:

Friday, April 11, 2014 through Sunday, May 4, 2014


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

National service grantees
Volunteer centers

Pre-proposal Conference:

February 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.-

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants are encouraged to find alternate or match funding for supplemental items that are not essential to the success of the volunteer project such as snacks, t-shirts, water.

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

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