Community Impact Grant Application Process
The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation is proud of our role as a community grantmaker. We aim to increase the capacity of the nonprofit sector by making strategic community investments in programs that advance our mission of improving and enhancing the Northwest Ottawa County area.
Step 1: Submit a Preliminary Application
If you have an idea for a project, you may submit a Preliminary Application at any time. We recommend that you submit your Application a minimum of 4-6 weeks before the grant deadline.
Step 2: Preliminary Application Reviewed
Within 2 weeks of submission, our team will review your Preliminary Application to determine whether the project aligns with our grantmaking priorities, then respond to you.
Step 3: Complete a Grant Application
Your Preliminary Application helps determine whether the project aligns with our grantmaking priorities. If eligible, the appropriate grant application will be made available to you through the online application portal.
Step 4: Grant Applications Reviewed
Our team conducts a thorough due diligence process on all submitted grant applications. A site visit may be scheduled prior to review by our Grants Committee.
For questions about the grant portal or our grantmaking process and guidelines, contact our Vice President of Grants & Program, Holly Cole.
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