Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Les Cheneaux Community Foundation (LCCF) Grant

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits and
Agencies to Respond to Community Needs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Les Cheneaux Community Foundation (LCCF)

Deadline Date:

10/16/20 4:00 PM

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $5,000 to Michigan nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible regions to respond to community needs. Program areas include environmental awareness, community development, education, culture, and health and wellness. Priority will be given to projects that demonstrate youth involvement. Grants are only given to projects which will benefit residents of Mackinac County.

In general, highest priority is given to those applications that meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Enables an organization to better carry out its purpose in the community
  • Enhances cooperation among organizations
  • Creates programs to meet emerging needs
  • Builds new approaches to meet existing needs
  • Benefits a large percentage of people

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153582

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants from the Les Cheneaux Community Foundation will normally not exceed $5,000* Applicants may request any amount; however, the full board of trustees of the Les Cheneaux Community Foundation must approve both the higher amount as well as the grant itself.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Who may apply for a grant?
1. The Les Cheneaux Community Foundation has a commitment to the people of the Mackinac County area. Grants are only given to projects which will benefit Mackinac County area residents or which will meet a general community need.
2. Grants are made only to non-profit organizations, including subdivisions of government, exempt from federal taxation. Federal I.D. # required.
3. Grants must be used for charitable purposes.
4. Grants are generally not made to individuals, except for scholarships via charitable organizations.
5. No grants may be used for any political campaign or to support attempts to influence any governmental body other than through making publicly available the results of nonpartisan analysis, study or research.
6. Grants are usually given one time only, for specific purposes with the understanding that the Foundation has no obligation or commitment to provide any additional support to the grantee. No project will be funded more than once over a 12-month period.
7. The Foundation does not fund operating expenses, including personnel.
8. The Foundation operates without discrimination as to age, race, religion, disability, sex or national origin in the consideration of grant requests, and will award grants only to grant seekers, which do not discriminate.

Pre-Application Information:

Grants are awarded twice each year, in the spring and fall, and on rare occasions in emergencies.

Prospective grant applicants are encouraged to contact LCCF to discuss their proposal and request information on our grant making process.

Grant applications are due at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020. In fairness to those submitting applications on time late applications will not be considered.

The grants committees meet within two weeks after the due date. The decisions of the committees must be approved by the Board of Trustees at their meeting on the first Monday of the month following the grant deadline. Applicants are normally notified of the decision on their grant by the end of the month after the application is due.

Contact Information:

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

All forms, along with letters of support should be mailed to:
LCCF
P.O. Box 249
Cedarville, MI 49719

or emailed to:
lccommunityfoundation@gmail.com

906.484.2484

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Michigan: Mackinac County

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Arts Projects that Benefit Local Communit...

Deadline 01/15/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to Michigan nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for innovative arts programs and projects that reflect community diversity and promote the local quality of life. Funding is intended to increase access to culture and arts for businesses,

GrantWatch ID#: 125967

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Promote Cultural Respect and U...

Deadline 11/13/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for programs that foster respect and understanding among diverse cultural and ethnic groups. Funding is intended to support educational programs that encourage greater understanding and appreciation of the coun

GrantWatch ID#: 130575

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Psychologist for Child Psychology Rese...

Deadline 06/15/21

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Improvement Initiatives

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 132986

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu

GrantWatch ID#: 133552