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Wege Foundation Grant

Grants to Grand Rapids Area, Michigan Nonprofits for Arts,
Education, Health, Environment, and Community Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Wege Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/10/19 11:00 PM


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Grants to Michigan nonprofits for projects that enhance the lives of residents in Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas. Funding is intended for programs that align with the focus areas of arts and culture, environment, education, community service, and health care. The Foundation seeks to support collaborative, sustainable efforts that have measurable outcomes. The Foundation is committed to helping the vulnerable and disadvantaged.

The Wege Foundation embraces cross-cutting themes applicable to the areas of interest listed above. These themes are:
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Civic Engagement
- Environmental Sustainability
- Organizational Sustainability

For information about these themes and the goals of the grants, see:

The Wege Foundation will give consideration to capital campaign funding if the project fits under the guidelines of the United States Green Building Council and be LEED certified.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146231

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Wege Foundation accepts online applications twice a year from any current 501(c)(3) organization.

Pre-Application Information:

The Wege Foundation accepts online applications twice a year, in the spring and fall. The fall grant cycle will open on Thursday, August 1, 2019, and close at 11:00 pm on Tuesday, September 10, 2019.

The Grants Review Committee will convene on November 6, 2019 to review proposals. Organizations will be notified of a decision within two weeks following the committee meeting.

Applicants should complete the eligibility quiz and submit a grant application through the online system. After the request has been submitted, a staff member may contact you for a meeting or site visit.

Contact Information:

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

To begin the application process, please take the Eligibility Quiz:

Emily Mathein

Katy Furtado

The Wege Foundation
99 Monroe Ave NW, Suite 902
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 957-0480

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Michigan: Grand Rapids and surrounding areas