Foundation / Corporation
Battle Creek Community Foundation (BCCF)
Grants to Michigan nonprofits for programs that encourage art education, children and youth engagement in the arts, and community artists in Calhoun County. Applicants must attend an orientation prior to submitting an application. Preference is given to programs that include components of county-wide programming, children’s performances conducted by youth, locating and utilizing storage for art throughout Calhoun County, innovative art curriculum for students, and marketing local art venues.
There are three Calhoun County Art Grants available: Arts in Education Grant (up to $2,500), Artist Request for Funding (up to $2,500), and Arts Innovation Grant (varied amounts).
GrantWatch ID#: 179766
Arts in Education Grant: up to $2,500
Artist Request for Funding: up to $2,500
Arts Innovation Grant: varied amounts
To apply for a Calhoun County Art Grant, you will need a valid tax identification number and 501(c)(3) IRS Documentation.
Eligibility for applying for a grant is dependent on each potential grantee attending an orientation before a grant can be submitted. Grantseekers must attend annually to maintain eligibility.
The orientation provides the following information:
- The types of grants offered
- How grant decisions are made
- How much funding you can request
Orientations are the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. The times for the second Wednesday will always be from 2:00-3:00 PM and the fourth Wednesday will always be from 10:00-11:00 AM.
Applications may be submitted by the first business day of February, May, August, and November for consideration.
Grant Seeker Information:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Grant Seeker Orientation Registration:
Apply artist request for funding:
Apply for arts in education:
Apply for innovation grant:
Continue an application in progress:
Annette Chapman, Vice President Grantmaking and Scholarships
Tiffany Blackman, Program Officer
Adam Kingston, Program Officer
Battle Creek Community Foundation
32 West Michigan Avenue, Suite 1
Battle Creek, Michigan 49017
USA: Michigan: Calhoun County