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North Central Michigan Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Grant

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits, Schools, Religious Organizations,
and Agencies for Programs that Benefit Youth in Eligible Counties

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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North Central Michigan Community Foundation (NCMCF)

Deadline Date:

12/15/19 Postmark or Submission

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $2,500 to Michigan nonprofit organizations, schools, religious organizations, and agencies to support projects and programs that benefit youth under the age of 18 in Ogemaw, Crawford, and Oscoda counties. Highest priority will be given to projects or programs addressing the following youth needs as determined by the tri-annual needs assessment survey:

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

Proposals seeking "seed money" for projects that are new, dynamic, and that show funding support from additional organizations are given stronger consideration.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156938

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may submit maximum requests as follows:
- $2,500 for programs in Ogemaw County
- $1,000 for programs in Crawford or Oscoda Counties.

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:

The organization must be recognized as a non-profit charitable organization under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Schools 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. Proof of non-profit status is required for auditing purposes.

No grants are made to individuals.

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:

Deadline: December 15

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

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 a presentation.

Contact Information:

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

If you have any questions, feel free to call and speak with program staff at (989) 354‐6881.

Applications may be sent:
North Central Michigan Community Foundation
100 N. Ripley, Suite F
P.O. Box 495
Alpena, MI 49707

Applications may be emailed to:
Kara Bauer LeMonds
Program Officer
kbauerlemonds@cfnem.org

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USA: Michigan: Crawford, Ogemaw and Oscoda counties

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