Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation (MPACF) Grant

Grants to Isabella County, Michigan Nonprofits,
Agencies, and Schools to Address Local Issues

GrantWatch ID#: 176784
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation (MPACF)


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Grants to Isabella County, Michigan nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for start-up programs, collaborative initiatives, and capital projects that address critical and underserved community needs. Applicants are encouraged to contact the program officer prior to submitting an application.

Funding is specifically intended for new projects that will address critical local issues or support important existing programs that are not funded by community resources. Projects that provide leverage for generating other funds and community resources and that do not require continuous funding are given preference.

MPACF provides grants to:
- Nonprofit organization as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
- Schools
- Units of government

MPACF does not provide grants:
- To individuals, except in the form of scholarships
- For the use of a political campaign, or to support attempts to influence legislature of any governmental body other than through making available the results of nonpartisan analysis, study, and research
- To religious organizations attempting to promote the teachings of a particular church or denomination (Those addressing general community needs will be considered.)
- To fraternal orders, organizations whose primary purpose is lobbying, cemetery associations, and funds set up - To provide emergency relief to specific individuals or families

Not typically supported:
- The annual operating expenses of organizations including salaries, ongoing program support and debt reduction.
- Programs or services, or that portion of programs or services, which benefit those outside of Isabella County.
- Services which are considered general government or school obligations.
- Annual fund raising.
- Normal office equipment.
- Previously incurred debt or contracted commitments.
- Travel for groups such as school classes, clubs or sports teams.


2017 Grant Deadlines:
January 25, 2017
May 24, 2017
September 27, 2017

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

Before starting the applications, contact:

Brittany Sherrill, Program Officer
(989) 773-7322

Register online:

306 S. University
P.O. Box 1283
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48804-1283

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