The Cadillac Area Community Foundation enhances the quality of life for all members of our community through philanthropy – connecting donor gifts with the needs of our community.
Important News & Application Forms
The Cadillac Area Community Foundation is
thrilled to announce
this year’s scholarship awards totaled $102,580.
CACF Youth Advisory Committee 2022 Needs Assessment Results- Click Here
Cadillac Area Men’s Giving Circle awarded $16,500 in grants to support men and boys needs in the Cadillac Area.
Cadillac Area Women’s Giving Circle awarded $21,181 in grants to support women and girls in the Cadillac Area.
The Ardis/Lueder Northern Lower Michigan Endowed Scholarship Fund, supports a student in a recognized dental program at the School of Dentistry at the University of Michigan or the University of Detroit. Preference would be granted to a student who is from Wexford, Missaukee, or Osceola Counties.
Qualified students in the post-graduate, fourth, and third-year program. Payment will go directly to the school attending.
The David A. Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund for Civil & Environmental Engineering student at Michigan State University.
Any currently enrolled, second year or higher, civil & environmental engineering student at Michigan State University. Payment will go directly to the school attending.
Deadline for scholarships is July 15, 2022
2022 Youth Advisory Committee Needs Assessment Results: Click here
New Funds in 2021/2022
*Cadillac Area Men’s Giving Circle
*Brian Gaylord Scholarship Fund (Lake City)
*John Budde, Sr. & John “Sean” Budde, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for
Student-Athletes in Manton Area Public Schools (Manton)
**Trust of Clark A. Riddell Healthcare and Patient Assistance in Wexford
County Field of Interest Fund
*Paul McMullen Track & Field Scholarship Fund
Veterans Fund of Wexford and Missaukee Counties accepts applications for Emergency Needs all year long. Click Guidelines and application information or by calling the Foundation offices at 231-775-9911.
Youth Grant Applications are accepted from September through May. Click Guidelines and an application.
CACF Trustee Grant Applications cycle deadlines: February 28, June 30, & October 31. Click Guidelines and application.
You can view all of our Grant Making and Scholarship Deadlines by clicking on the “Deadlines” Tab at the top of this page.
Executive Director’s Blog
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.