Foundation / Corporation
OMNI Community Credit Union
Grants to Southwest Michigan nonprofit organizations for projects and programs that will positively impact the communities in eligible counties. Preference will be shown to projects that seek to improve the general economic and social well-being of a sizable number of people in local communities. The service area includes the counties of Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Ionia, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Muskegon, Ottawa, St. Joseph, and Van Buren.
GrantWatch ID#: 179158
Contributions are one-time in nature and are for one year only.
Generally, contributions are restricted to organizations that have been granted 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
To be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes set forth in section 501(c)(3), and none of its earnings may inure to any private shareholder or individual.
In addition, it may not be an action organization, i.e., it may not attempt to influence legislation as a substantial part of its activities and it may not participate in any campaign activity for or against political candidates.
Contributions are made to groups and organizations and not individuals
Contributions will not be made to or for:
- Churches or religious organizations
- Organizations whose grant request will benefit people outside the service area.
- Organizations that discriminate by race, creed, gender, national origin or sexual orientation.
- Sports teams, sports related events, choirs, bands, fraternal or social organizations.
- Travel related expenses, including student trips or tours.
Grants will be awarded each quarter. All completed grant applications must be submitted by March 1, June 1, August 1, and November 1 to be eligible for each quarterly distribution.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applications can be mailed or emailed to:
c/o OMNI Community Credit Union
P.O. Box 1537
Battle Creek, MI 49016
Please call Chris Overbeek, at 269-441-1400 ext. 1404, if you have any questions.
USA: Michigan: Counties of Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Ionia, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Muskegon, Ottawa, St. Joseph, and Van Buren