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Grants to Southwest Michigan Nonprofits to Enhance the
Overall Social and Economic Well Being of Local Communities

GrantWatch ID#: 179158
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

OMNI Community Credit Union

11/01/17

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Grants to Southwest Michigan nonprofits for projects that will enhance eligible communities. Preference will be given to projects that will help to improve the overall economic and social well-being of local communities. Projects should seek to benefit a significant number of people. Eligible communities will include the counties of Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Ionia, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Muskegon, Ottawa, St. Joseph, and Van Buren.

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 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.

Contributions are made to groups and organizations and not individuals

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 to:

Chris Overbeek
c/o OMNI Community Credit Union
P.O. Box 1537
Battle Creek, MI 49016

Email: coverbeek@omnicommunitycu.org
Phone: 269-441-1400 ext. 1404,

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USA: Michigan: Counties of Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Ionia, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Muskegon, Ottawa, St. Joseph, and Van Buren

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