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Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Grant

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits, Agencies,
and Schools to Benefit Local Youth

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Iosco County Community Foundation (ICCF)

Deadline Date:

02/01/21 Submitted or Postmarked

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Michigan nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and schools in eligible locations for programs and projects that address the needs of local youth under the age of 18. Special consideration will be given to proposals requiring seed money for new, dynamic projects that show funding support from additional organizations. Applicants must be located in Iosco County.

Highest priority will be given to projects or programs addressing the following youth needs as determined by the tri-annual needs assessment survey (for Youth Needs Assessment Results, see Supporting Documents below):

  1. Depression and Mental Health Issues
  2. Stress Issues
  3. Self-Esteem Issues
  4. Teen Substance Abuse (alcohol, illegal drugs, and/or tobacco)
  5. Bullying / Cyber Bullying

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156937

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may submit requests up to a maximum of $2,500 per application cycle unless otherwise indicated.

Term of Contract:

Grants are normally paid within one year of approval. If necessary, a written request may be submitted for a six (6) month extension.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- Your organization must provide benefits to those within the geographic area of Iosco County.
- Your organization must be recognized as a non-profit charitable organization under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Proof of non-profit status is required for auditing purposes.
- Schools (including colleges and universities) and government agencies are also eligible.

Grants to religious organizations will be considered only if they serve the general public and do not have religious overtones of a sectarian nature.

Restrictions:
- No grants are made to individuals.
- Grants are made for future projects only. No funding will be given for projects completed before final board approval.
- Grants are not made for routine operating needs or budget deficits.
- If your program has been funded either two consecutive years or two consecutive grant cycles, you are not eligible to apply for this program.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Process:
- Complete the Pre-Application Questionnaire to determine if you are eligible to apply.
- Complete the YAC Grant Application. Applications must be completed and submitted (or postmarked) by February 1.
- Prepare to have a member of your organization make a brief presentation (about five (5) minutes) about your project to the YAC members. You will be notified of the date, time, and location of the meeting following submission of your proposal. Applications requesting $300 or less do not require presentations.

Board approval is usually within six (6) weeks of the grant deadline.

For accounting purposes, all allocated funds are disbursed upon receipt of documentation of the expenditures.

YAC grant applications are reviewed once a year.

Contact Information:

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

Mail application and materials to:
ICCF
P.O. Box 495
Alpena, MI 49707

or e-mail a scanned version to kbauerlemonds@cfnem.org.

If you have questions about the grant application process, please contact a program staff member at 877-354-6881.

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