West Michigan Youth Programs

Grants to West Michigan Nonprofits and Agencies
for Programs and Projects Serving Local Youth

GrantWatch ID#: 176905
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The Gerber Foundation


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Grants ranging from $100 to $20,000 to West Michigan nonprofit organizations and government agencies for programs and projects focusing on youth, ages zero to eighteen years old, living in any of the following four counties: Lake, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

A special emphasis is placed on projects focused on:

- Health and Dental issues
- Early childhood education
- Parenting education
- Math, Science, and Technology Education

Although typically under $10,000, grants may range from $100 to $20,000.

Grants are generally limited to one-year commitments.

Grantees must be a public nonprofit (with a 501(c)3 determination letter from the IRS) or governmental agency.

Programs that are collaborative and that have support from the broader community are encouraged.

Deadlines for Applications are March 15 and September 15 of each year. Results may be expected by the end of April and October, respectively, if requests are under $10,000; or May and November, respectively, for requests over $10,000.

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

All applications must be completed through the online system at:

Applicants may contact the Foundation office to discuss their project with Foundation staff at any time throughout the year.

The Gerber Foundation
4747 West 48th Street, Suite 153
Fremont, MI 49412-8119

Phone: (231) 924-3175
Fax: (231) 924-7906

Lake, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana Counties

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USA: Michigan: Lake, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana counties

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