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.

Make a Grant Inquiry.The first step in seeking a grant is to complete a Grant Inquiry Form. Please note that this step is not required to apply for a YAC Grant. 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.

2019 Grant Cycles

Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Grant CycleCLOSED - March 15, 2019 Deadline

Minger Family Endowment Fund Grant Cycle – April 15, 2019 Deadline

Minger Family Endowment Fund Grant Guidelines

Limitless Fund & Other Field of Interest Funds Grant Cycle – Open August 15 - October 15, 2019 Deadline

Limitless Fund Grant Guidelines

Interested parties are encouraged to contact the Manistee County Community Foundation to discuss their organization projects or needs. Foundation staff can provide further details on the grantmaking process and can provide information needed to submit a proposal.