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The primary mission of the Cadillac Area Community Foundation is to develop a community-wide vehicle for permanent endowments to enhance the quality of life in the area and to establish and manage worthwhile endowed funds for the benefit of our community.


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February

Tuesday February 28th at 8:00am

WEXFORD MISSAUKEE VETERANS GRANT APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED

201 N. MITCHELL STREET, SUITE 101, CADILLAC, MI 49

Applications for this Program accepted throughout the year.  Please click on the CACF Grantmaking Tab above and then select Grantmaking Programs.  Choose Wexford Missaukee Veterans Grants from the list for further information.  This program is listed to Veterans, Active Service persons, and their families. 

Tuesday February 28th at 12:15pm

TRUSTEE GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE

201 N. MITCHELL STREET, SUITE 101, CADILLAC MI 49

The deadline for grant applications for the Trustee Unrestricted Grant Program is February 28, 2017. 

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MANY 2017 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS OPEN NOW

The Foundation has many student scholarship programs that are accepting applications at this time.  You may view the Programs by  clicking on the "Scholarship" tab on the tool bar.

Many of our Scholarship Programs use the "common" application form.  This allows applicants to apply for multiple programs on the same application. 

Some of the Scholarship Programs have their own application,  Read the Program description carefully to determine which application to use.

Programs have varying end dates.  To find specific deadlines for the Scholarship Programs, please click on the "Deadlines" tab on the tool bar.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Foundation offices at 775-9911.

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WOMENS GIVING CIRCLE ACCEPTING PROPOSALS

The Cadillac Area Women’s Giving Circle is currently accepting applications for grants that support programs and projects that promote the economic self-sufficiency and well being of women and girls.  TFor more information about this grant program, and an application, please visit their blog here.

 

 

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TRUSTEE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED

The TRUSTEE GRANT PROGRAM will be accepting applications from January 1, 2017 through February 28, 2017.   Applications are available on this website, or by calling the Foundation offices at 775-9911.  Late applications will not be accepted.

The Foundation uses a common grant application for many of its grant programs.  You can access that application on this website by viewing the "Common Grant Forms" under the "Grants" tab on the above toolbar.

First time applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the Foundation offices at 775-9911 and schedule a meeting prior to submitting your application.

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WOMEN'S GIVING CIRCLE PUBLISHES NEWSLETTER

The Cadillac Area Women’s Giving Circle awards grants for programs and projects that impact women and girls in Wexford and Missaukee Counties. You can see a list of their grant awards in their newsletter which you can find here.  For further information about the Giving Circle, please visit their website at http://cadillacareawomensgivingcirlce.org or contact the
Cadillac Area Community Foundation at 231-775-9911.

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YOUTH GRANT APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED

Grants shall be awarded to qualified non-profit organizations that serve the Cadillac Area youth based on selections and recommendations by the Cadillac & Kellogg for Youth Advisory Committee.  GRANT FUNDS SHALL BE USED FOR YOUTH PROJECTS OR PROGRAMS SPECIFICALLY.  (It is expected that the majority of grants will be for $1,000 or less)  Priority consideration will be given to applicants that: demonstrate an innovative, unique project or program for young people within Cadillac Area; identify specific needs or interests of young people, with a project or program designed to meet these needs or interests; illustrate creative uses for grant money to enhance youth learning, leadership, and growth in our area.

Information can be found under the "CACF Grant Making" tab on the above toolbar.  Once there, choose Cadillac & Kellogg for Youth grants.  This program uses the Common Grant Application form, which is also found under the same tab.

First time applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the Foundation offices at 775-9911 and schedule a meeting prior to submitting your application.

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PELL EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION AND INSTITUTIONAL GRANTS AVAILABLE

Grant Applications for the Pell Grant Program for Educational Organizations and Institutions are being accepted January 1 2017 through February 28 2017.  For grantmaking guidelines and an application form, please visit the "CACF Grantmaking" tab on this page.  if you need additional information regarding this program, please use the "Contact Us" form at the top of the page, and we would  be happy to answer all of your questions.  This Program uses the Common Grant Application Form.

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The National Standards Seal by our name indicates official confirmation from the Council on Foundations that we have met the most rigorous standards in philanthropy. It affirms our commitment to financial security, transparency and accountability. It says our grantmaking includes an open, competitive process designed to address the changing needs of our community. The National Standards Seal also confirms our history of honoring donors' wishes.

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