Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Grants

Grants to Gratiot County, Michigan Nonprofits, Schools,
and Churches for Youth-Led Community Service Projects

GrantWatch ID#: 178237
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Gratiot County Community Foundation

11/01/17 Received or Postmarked

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Grants to Gratiot County, Michigan nonprofit organizations, including churches and schools, for youth-driven community service projects. Local youth must complete the application with limited adult assistance.

Please note that separate applications are available for Large Grants (more than $500) and Mini Grants ($500 or less).

Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Grant Policies and Procedures:
-YAC grants fund programs that involve youth in community service projects in Gratiot County.
-Youth applying for funding must not be primary beneficiaries of community service project.
-Youth members of YAC review applications and make grant recommendations.
-YAC grants are highlighted at the annual Youth Showcase at the Heritage Center in April.

Eligible Use of Funds:
-Implementation of project
-Promotion of project

-Large Grants: More than $500
-Mini Grants: $500 or less

Requests will not be considered for annual giving or multi-year funding.

You may apply if you are, or are affiliated with, a registered nonprofit organization serving Gratiot County (for example, schools and churches are registered nonprofits).

The Gratiot County Community Foundation does not discriminate based on age, race, gender, national origin, religion or disability and will award grants only to applicants which do not discriminate on the same basis.

Ineligible Projects/Expenses:
-Capital expenses and normal operating expenses
-Annual giving or multi-year funding
-Religious or political purposes
-Completed projects

Applications must be completed by youth with limited adult participation.

Completed applications must be received or postmarked on or before November 1 and February 1.

The deadline for the Spring YAC Grant Cycle will be Wednesday, November 1, 2017.

YAC grant dollars are paid out after the project is completed.

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

Tina Travis, Executive Director
(989) 875‐4222

Mail applications to:
P.O. Box 310
Ithaca, MI 48847

Or deliver to:
1131 E. Center St.
Ithaca, MI

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