Our grantmaking process primarily focuses on our rapid response application cycle. (click here)
The 2017 application cycle opens on August 1st, 2017, and closes on Sept. 30th, 2017*.

We accept applications from organizations in our target geographic areas, including:

— Great Lakes Bay Region (incl. Isabella County),
— Washtenaw County.

— Greater Chicago Area,
— Lake County,
— Quad Cities.

— Greater Memphis Area,
— Western Tennessee (incl. Jackson).

Please see our about page to learn more about our mission and core interests and see our FAQ page for details about how we work. Click here for a list of our past grant recipients.

For additional information about our application cycles or to submit letters of inquiry, please use our contact page or email us directly at Please address all letters and applications to the Board of Directors.

*We will not accept/process applications received after September 30th, 2017.