Grant Proposals Due OCTOBER 15, 2009

The Midland Area Community Foundation (MACF) is requesting grant proposals for upcoming grant cycle deadline.  Any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving Midland and/or Gladwin Counties may submit proposals.

Grant proposals whose main objectives meet one or more of the following needs will be able to submit proposals to the Midland Area Community Foundation.  Those needs have been identified as:

  1. Economic Impact
    The Foundation is looking for projects that address issues of economic impact, such as healthcare access and affordability, the problems of the working poor, and assuring that the local quality of life is attractive to and supportive of a thriving economy.

  1. Youth Activities
    One of the main issues revealed is that some youth are limited by the activities/culture their communities have to offer.  Projects such as those that emphasize youth health, safety, education and recreation will be given priority.

  1. Leadership
    Projects involving building philanthropy and volunteer leadership, as well as capacity building to strengthen the government and nonprofit sectors, will be given priority.

A complete list of guidelines and application instructions may be found  The first step to applying for any grant opportunity is to contact Ken Mault at 989-839-9661.

Upcoming submission deadline is October 15, 2009.