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There’s a lot to think about when you’re working on a grant application. As you get started, read through the eligibility requirements, funding criteria guidelines, and other helpful resources provided below.

Who Can Apply

  • 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations
  • Units of government
  • Educational institutions (preschool through college)
  • Organizations that are located in Newaygo County or directly serve the people of Newaygo County

Resources for Grant Applicants

Guidelines

Check out the specific guidelines for each grant round.

Timeline

Deadline* Grant Notification
February 1 Elderly Needs Fund May
March 1 YAC grants April
Community grants June
July 15 Ice Mountain October
Amazing X
September 1 Elderly Needs Fund December
Community grants

*If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, grant applications will be due on the next business day.

What is Not Typically Funded

  • Grants to individuals
  • Purchase of property
  • Sponsorships for one-time or special events
  • Existing obligations
  • Religious programming requiring religious affiliation and/or religious instruction
  • Projects that begin prior to award notification