Grantees

Deadlines: January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1
Please review our Grant Policies for more information.

The Foundation has established a new GRANTS APPLICATION platform.  Q1 grant applications are due January 1, 2021.

View Grant Policies

Four County Community Foundation’s Grant Review Committees and Board of Trustees will be guided by the following general policies and considerations:

  1. The Foundation provides grants to individuals through designated scholarship funds and to eligible, IRS tax-exempt organizations, schools, and governmental agencies operating in the Four County Community Foundation service area including communities in Lapeer County (Almont, Attica, Dryden, Imlay, Metamora), Macomb County (Armada, Bruce, Ray, Richmond, Washington), Oakland County (Addison, Oakland, Oxford), and St. Clair County (Berlin, Emmett, Mussey, Riley).
  2. Grants will be made to support progressive ideas in education, health, and community, including youth and adult programs.
  3. Grants will not be made for sectarian religious programs.
  4. Grants will not normally be made for operating budgets, wages, or for basic educational or municipal functions.
  5. Grants are ordinarily made for one year.

Four County Community Foundation gives priority consideration to the following:

  • Projects not adequately served by existing community resources
  • Projects which provide incentive for generating other funds and community resources
  • Projects which facilitate cooperation and collaboration between organizations

If you have any questions about our grant policies or whether your project fits within our current priorities, please contact the Foundation office. We will be glad to discuss your proposed project.

Four County Community Foundation operates without discrimination as to age, race, religion, sex, handicap, or national origin in the consideration of grant requests.

Privacy Policy

Four County Community Foundation will not disclose the identity of grant applicants except as necessary to process the application and will protect all submitted financial and personal information. The Foundation does not use the provided information for commercial purposes nor does it sell, trade, or share your data with other organizations.

Community Applications

Four County Community Foundation has implemented NEW grant application management software!  All applicants will set up a new account using an email address and a password.

When you access our new grant request portal you will see our logo and a yellow REGISTER button.  Once you create an account, you will use your email and password to return to your dashboard.

On your dashboard, you may be listed as a “student” and the grant application is referred to as a “scholarship.”  Do not be alarmed.  Click on the SCHOLARSHIP tab to see the Four County Community Foundation Grant listed as the only choice.  Click on the APPLICATION tab to begin your request.  Email [email protected] or call if you have any problems and we will walk you through!

Want to submit or continue an application?

 

If you have an account and are a returning user, please log in using your E-mail Address and Password.

Once you’ve started an application, you can return to edit or continue at any time.  If you have trouble logging in, try the “forgot password” link and re-set your password.

This grant application system uses the following email domain: [email protected]. Please add it to your safe-senders list to be sure you receive all communications.

Trouble or Questions?

For any questions regarding grant applications please contact our office or email [email protected]

 

Four County Community Foundation Grants

Four County Community Funds are available for a variety of charitable purposes for non-profit organizations, public schools, and governmental agencies.  This fund especially responds to the current and emerging needs in all of our local communities.

Healthy Seniors/Healthy Youth

Tobacco settlement funds are available for projects that promote the health of seniors and youth, including health and nutrition, family counseling, smoking/vaping prevention and cessation, and mental health care.

21st Century Education Grants

Funds are available for classroom teachers in Almont, Armada, Capac, Dryden, Imlay City, and Romeo for educational projects in the classroom and in the field.  Have an idea?  Request a grant!

Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Kellogg Grants

Funds are available from our W.K. Kellogg Fund for projects which provide services to youth. Priority will be given to projects which address the challenges identified in the most recent Needs Assessment Survey. Current priorities include: decreasing use of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol, reducing reckless driving, enhancing peer relationships, improving home and school environment, and increasing post secondary education access.