Gilmore Foundation Grant

Irving S. Gilmore Foundation


Grant amount: More than US $7,500

Next deadline: Jul 2, 2018 (Full proposal)

Later deadlines: Sep 4, 2018 (Full proposal), Nov 1, 2018 (Full proposal), Jan 8, 2019 (Full proposal), Mar 1, 2019 (Full proposal), May 1, 2019 (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Nonprofit Government Entity

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Kalamazoo County, Michigan

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

NOTE: Organizations that are first-time Foundation applicants or have not received Foundation funding in the past five years must contact the Foundation’s Program Officer at least four to six weeks prior to an applicable submission deadline. 

Irving S. Gilmore Foundation

The mission of the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation is to support and enrich the cultural, social and economic life of Greater Kalamazoo.

Priority Areas

The Irving S. Gilmore Foundation endeavors to develop and to enrich the Greater Kalamazoo community and its residents by supporting the work of nonprofit organizations. The Foundation’s funding priorities are: 

Arts, Culture & Humanities 

The Foundation promotes the enjoyment, understanding, appreciation and/or instrumental use of visual arts, performing arts, media arts, communications, humanities, and history.

Human Services 

The Foundation supports youth development; life skills; food and nutrition; public safety; parks and recreation; and other social/human services that benefit individuals, families and neighborhoods. However, the Foundation does not generally support athletics and only nominally supports housing and shelter.

Education 

The Foundation supports educational programs and activities that enhance the capacity for life-long learning. However, the Foundation does not generally support core operations and programming of K-12 educational institutions.

Community Development 

The Foundation promotes quality of life through appropriate investments that strengthen, unify and build community spirit and enhance capacity for innovation and growth.

Health & Well-Being 

The Foundation promotes health and wellness programs and activities that enhance the physical, mental and emotional needs of individuals.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • The Foundation supports Kalamazoo County projects, programs, and purposes carried out by charitable institutions (primarily public charities and governmental entities).
  • Organizations that are first time Foundation applicants or have not received Foundation funding in the past five years must contact the Foundation's Program Officer at least four weeks prior to an applicable submission deadline.

Ineligibility:

  • The Foundation does not make grants to individuals or for academic research.


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