Grants

The M&M Area Community Foundation invites eligible organizations to apply for grants during three annual grant cycles. Each organization may apply twice during each grant cycle.

Eligibility & Restrictions
  • Eligible applicants for funding include the following types of organizations which support residents of Marinette and/or Menominee Counties.
    • a registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization
    • a department of a municipal, county or state government
    • a hospital, school (public or private), or department/program thereof
    • a religious organization
  • Your application will require the attachment of an IRS Letter of Determination or the organization’s most recent Form 990 to support tax-exempt status.
  • Grants are not provided for the following:
    • Operating expenses including salaries and wages
    • Annual fundraising campaigns
    • Political campaigns
    • Individuals
    • Expenses incurred prior to grant application submission
  • Your organization may only apply twice during this grant cycle. Each application must be submitted individually.
  • Applicants must be in good standing on all previous grants from the Foundation. 
Grant Recipient Forms

Grant Recap forms are due within 60 days after the completion of your project.  If your project will not be completed by January 31st, 2019, you must submit a Grant Progress Report in order to be eligible to receive grants in the future.

Grant Recap

Grant Progress Report

Philanthropy Fund Grant Cycle
The Philanthropy Fund supports projects, throughout Marinette and Menominee Counties, which are specifically designed to “Pay It Forward”.

Applications will open January 2019.

 

The 2018 Spring Grant Cycle is closed.

The Spring Grant Cycle supports projects in the following granting areas:

Alcohol and Other Drugs

The AAOD fund focuses on programs and projects which increase awareness, provide educational materials and resources, assist law enforcement, support treatment programs as well as other needs related to alcohol and other drug abuse.

Community Wide

This granting area covers programs impacting a wide variety of issues and needs throughout Marinette and Menominee counties.

Emergency Service Providers

The Twin Counties Emergency Service Providers Fund provides grants to emergency service providers such as fire departments, ambulance and rescue squads for training, equipment and other critical needs.

Health

The Community Health Care Fund provides grants to organizations impacting the health and wellness of those in our communities.

Homelessness Prevention Services

The purpose of this fund is to provide financial support for homelessness prevention programs which implement innovative strategies to prevent homelessness in Marinette and Menominee counties.

Peshtigo Area

The Peshtigo Area Foundation Fund provides grants for programs and projects that specifically impact the Peshtigo area.

Youth Advisory Committee

YAC provides grants for programs and activities that benefit youth throughout Marinette and Menominee Counties.

E.W. and Dorothy Granskog Memorial Fund

This fund accepts applications for grants used for agricultural related tuition expenses, workshops and/or any other programs, with particular emphasis on sustainable organic agriculture in Menominee County.

The Women's Giving Circle Grant Cycle is closed.
The Women’s Giving Circle funds projects and programs which address issues directly impacting women and girls throughout Marinette and Menominee Counties.

Trouble or Questions?

For questions regarding grant applications please contact Finance & Program Director, Patrice Sessler, at 906-864-3599.