Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan announces grant opportunities

The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is accepting grant applications for the winter 2018 grant cycles of its Community Impact and Youth Advisory Council Grants.

The deadline for both grant opportunities is Jan. 15, 2018. All non-profit agencies with a 501(c)(3) IRS designation, schools, churches (for non-religious purposes) and government agencies in the counties of Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle are invited to apply.

Community Impact Grants are for a broad range of projects and programs. The maximum grant request amount is $5,000.

Youth Advisory Council Grants are for projects benefitting youth under the age of 18. The maximum request amount for YAC Grants is $2,500. Any applicant requesting more than $500 will be required to give a presentation on their project to the Northeast Michigan YAC.

Applications are available at www.cfnem.org where they may be completed online and submitted via email, or printed for completion. If applications are mailed, they must be postmarked by the Jan. 15 grant deadline date and sent to the CFNEM office at P.O. Box 495, Alpena, MI 49707.

Applicants may also call the Community Foundation office for more information at 1-877-354-6881.