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
  • All organizations, except schools and government agencies, are required to attach their most recent Form 990 or IRS Letter of Determination to support tax-exempt status.  If you are applying for a school or government agency; you are instead required to attach a letter, on organization letterhead and signed by the school superintendent or government official, giving you (the applicant) permission to apply on behalf of the organization.
  • 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 – all follow up reports must be complete
2019 Grant Recipient Forms

Grant Recap forms are due within 60 days after grant funds have been used.  If your project will not be completed, or funding used, by December 31st, 2019, you must submit a Grant Progress Report in order to be eligible to receive grants in the future.

2019 Grant Recap

2019 Grant Progress Report

If you need a form for a grant received in a prior year, please contact Patrice at 906-864-3599 or [email protected]

The Women's Giving Circle Grant Cycle

The Women’s Giving Circle Grant Cycle is now closed

The Women’s Giving Circle Restricted Endowment is designated for the purpose of supporting projects and programs directly impacting women and girls in Marinette and Menominee Counties.

Philanthropy Fund Grant Cycle

The Philanthropy Fund Grant Cycle will open in January 2020.

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

Spring Grant Cycle

The Spring Grant Cycle will open in March 2020.

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.

 

Trouble or Questions?

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