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MIS Cares Grant

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits in Eligible Counties
for Youth Programs and Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The NASCAR Foundation - Michigan International Speedway (MIS) Cares Fund

Deadline Date:

10/31/19 5:00 PM EST - Postmarked


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Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Michigan nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for youth education and programming. Eligible counties are Jackson, Hillsdale, Washtenaw, and Lenawee. Funding will not be provided to support an individual person or family, a political candidate or organization, religious activities, brick and mortar projects, capital campaigns, or endowment funds.

The MIS Cares Fund Grant Review Committee embodies the compassion of the NASCAR Family and a commitment to serving communities. As a donor-advised fund of The NASCAR Foundation, the mission of MIS Cares is to assist and inspire youth within the community.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160376

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will typically range from $500 to $5,000. (MIS Cares may authorize grants in excess of $5,000 at the discretion of the Review Committee).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered, your organization must meet the following criteria:
- An IRS qualified 501(c)(3) charitable organization
- Non-discriminatory in policies and practices, with regard to physical abilities, gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin and/or creed
- Located in Jackson, Lenawee, Washtenaw, or Hillsdale County
- Organizations outside of Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale and Washtenaw Counties are eligible to apply if invited at the discretion of the Review Committee.
- Focused on youth education and/or youth-focused programs

Not funded:
- Individuals and families
- Political candidates and organizations
- Religious activities, in whole or part, for the purpose of promoting religious doctrine
- Brick and mortar projects
- Capital campaigns

Pre-Application Information:

All grants applications must be submitted by mail by 5:00 PM EST on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Late applications will not be considered. Requests via phone call or email will not be considered. All requests must be postmarked by 5:00 PM.

Eligible requests will be reviewed and all applicants will be notified of the grant decisions by December 1, 2019.

The MIS Cares Fund will consider only one proposal from the same organization in a 12-month period and will give first priority to organizations that have been invited to apply for a grant. However, unsolicited requests that match the grant guideline requirements will also be considered by the committee.

Contact Information:

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

Submit applications to:
Michigan International Speedway
MIS Cares Fund Grant Review Committee
12626 US Highway 12
Brooklyn, MI 49230

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