Michigan Rural Council: Community Grant Awards

Michigan Rural Council


Grant amount: Up to US $800

Next anticipated deadline: Oct 2, 2018

Later anticipated deadlines: Mar 5, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit Indigenous Group Government Entity College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Michigan

Location of residency: Michigan

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Overview:

Community Grant Awards

The Michigan Rural Council is a partner of  the Rural Partners of Michigan (RPM) and serves as the administrative entity for the program. RPM offers its Community Grant Award program each year. This program offers grants to organizations engaged in rural community development work. RPM, as part of the Michigan Rural Council, seeks to connect and educate community leaders, provide expertise and advocate for policy and projects that impact rural Michigan.

Background

The Rural Partners of Michigan is pleased to announce their Community Grant Award program. This program offers grants of up to $800 to organizations engaged in rural community development work. RPM, as part of the Michigan Rural Council (MRC), seeks to connect and educate community leaders, provide expertise and advocate for policy and projects that impact rural Michigan. Some of the focus issues of RPM and MRC are:

  • Agriculture
  • Broadband Access and Adoption
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation
  • Rural Philanthropy
  • Transportation
  • Other Rural Development/Community Economic Development Projects

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

Eligibility:

  • This RFP is open to all nonprofit organizations working within or on behalf of rural Michigan.
  • Grant funds should be used to directly benefit rural communities.
  • A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, municipality or governmental entity must act as the fiduciary/grantee.
  • Awards are limited to one per community per grant period.

Preferences:

  • Applications for the Community Grant Award program are encouraged to include more than one entity or organization within a community or a larger geographic region.
  • Extra weight will be given to programs or projects that have not been funded in the past and have gone through an RPM Community Assessment.


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