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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


Check out the specific guidelines for each grant round.


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