Please submit our standard grant application, providing as much detail as possible about your project, its goals, budget and plan for implementation, to our Board of Governors. Supporting documents are welcome but not required. Grant requests may be submitted to any board member or via regular mail to our Post Office Box 386, Frankenmuth Michigan 48734.

Once received, your request will be reviewed and processed according to the Grant Application Schedule (see Board page)

Applicants will be notified of the board's decision within 1 week of the meeting.

We request that our grant recipients submit a Project Completion Report.

Some things to consider when drafting your grant request - Does your request...

  • Meet a community need through development and implementation of a solution?
  • Encourage cooperation or eliminate duplication of services?
  • Outline a project that will be self-sustaining after initial funding?
  • Have a significant positive impact on the community?
  • Make effective use of our financial resources?
  • Base itself on a sound business or program plan?
  • Include an evaluation component?

What will not be funded

In order to make the best use of available funds, the Foundation typically does not make grants for:

  • Religious organizations for religious purposes
  • Individuals (except through scholarship funds)
  • Annual fund drives
  • Debt liability
  • General operating expenses
  • Political organizations or campaigns

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