Staff

 

Laura Heintzelman
President & CEO
(231) 723-7269

Apply for a Grant / Grant Reporting

The Manistee County Community Foundation seeks to support effective programs and projects that will improve life in Manistee County. Interested applicants are encouraged to review the grant information below and to contact Foundation staff at 231-723-7269 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to discuss their project.

New! Community Response Fund Grant Opportunity

The Community Response Fund was activated to provide support to area nonprofit organizations, schools, and governments on the front lines serving those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Established through a cooperative effort between the Manistee County Community Foundation, United Way of Manistee County, and the Manistee County Human Services Collaborative Body, the Community Response Fund provides a collective vehicle for charitable giving and supports collaborative grantmaking and programming in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more

Apply for a Grant From the Commmunity Response Fund – Note: A Grant Inquiry is NOT Required

All Other Grant Programs - Make a Grant Inquiry

The first step in seeking a grant is to complete a Grant Inquiry Form. Grant Inquiry Forms are accepted at any time throughout the year. Foundation staff will respond within two weeks about the eligibility of the project for funding from the Foundation. If the project is eligible under a currently open grant cycle, Foundation staff will send a link to a grant application form. Complete a Grant Inquiry FormView a Sample Grant Inquiry Form.

Grant Cycles

Minger Family Endowment Fund Grant Cycle

Grant requests under $5,000 may be submitted at any time. Funding decisions will generally be made within 45 days.

Grant requests over $5,000 for consideration under the Minger Family Endowment Fund may be submitted quarterly on or before the following dates:

  • January 15th (funding decisions by April 30th)
  • April 15th (funding decisions by June 30th)
  • July 15th (funding decisions by October 31st)
  • October 15th (funding decisions by December 31st)

 

Limitless Fund Grant Cycle

Grant requests for consideration under the Limitless Fund and other Field of Interest Funds may be submitted on or before the following dates:

  • April 15th (funding decisions by June 30th)
  • October 15th (funding decisions by December 31st)

 

Minger Family Endowment Fund Grant Program

Grant applications will be considered for projects that improve recreation opportunities (active and/or outdoor) and access to recreation within Manistee County through maintaining and expanding existing recreation facilities and acquiring and developing new recreation facilities.

Review the Minger Family Endowment Fund Grant Guidelines

View a Sample Minger Family Endowment Fund Grant Application

Limitless Fund & Field of Interest Fund Grant Program

Grant applications that improve any area of life with the exception of active and/or outdoor recreation are eligible under this grant program. In addition, Field of Interest Funds of the Foundation may also consider funding grant applications submitted under this cycle.

Review the Limitless Fund & Field of Interest Fund Grant Guidelines

View a Sample Limitless Fund & Field of Interest Fund Grant Application

Project Budget Form

View a Sample Project Budget Form

Grant Reporting Forms

MCCF Interim Grant Report Form

MCCF Final Grant Report Form

Final Financial Report Form - email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  to request an Excel Spreadsheet Template