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Minerva Education and Development Foundation (MEDF) Grant

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits in Eligible Locations
for Economic Development and Education Projects

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Minerva Education and Development Foundation (MEDF)

Deadline Date:

07/01/21 11:59 PM - Deadline for electronic applications only

Description:

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Grants of up to $3,000 to Michigan nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for charitable activities that enhance the quality of life in local communities. Funding may be requested for economic development and educational projects that promote community development. All projects must be based, serve, and benefit the residents of City of Detroit. All organizations must be located/headquartered in the City of Detroit.

Overview:

  • MEDF’s Grant Program will be focused in 2 primary areas: Education and Economic Development.
  • Under the Education theme, MEDF will invite applications that focus in the areas of Health, Environment, Women, Children, Political Awareness, and the Arts.
  • Under the Economic Development theme, MEDF will invite applications that focus on promoting individual, organizational and community efforts to increase the economic and social well-being of people.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179974

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $250 to a max of $3,000 per project.

Term of Contract:

Organizations can only receive awards up to 2 consecutive years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizational requirements:
- The organization must be a 501c3.
- The organization must have been in operation for at least 1 year or more.
- Organizations can only receive awards up to 2 consecutive years.
- Organizations should have a maximum operating budget of $100,000.

Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Detroit Alumnae, relatives, or close family members of MEDF Trustees, are requested to disclose this relationship. A conflict of interest statement must be completed, along with the general application materials.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- March 22, 2021: Applications available on-line
- July 1, 2021: Online Application Deadline only at 11:59 pm (Mail-in applications must be submitted post-marked by June 21, 2021).
- August 1, 2021: Winners notified

Applications can be submitted both on-line and mail. MEDF strongly encourages submittals on-line.

Contact Information:

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

For electronic applications, see the URL for Full Text (RFP).

Mail completed applications to:
Minerva Education and Development Foundation
P.O. Box 21655
Detroit, MI 48221

If you have any questions regarding the grant process or required materials, please email medf@grants.net.

URL for Full Text (RFP):

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