Saginaw Community Foundation General Grant

 

Through a single application, your project or program could possibly be considered by one or more of five different grantmaking committees at the Saginaw Community Foundation. 

 

Applicants must contact the Kendra Kempf at the Saginaw Community Foundation at (989) 755-0545 prior to submitting an application to determine eligibility and to receive a grant number. 

 

Saginaw Community Foundation general grant applications are due quarterly. Due dates are Feb. 1, May 1, Aug. 1 and Nov. 1.

 


 

SCF Distribution Committee

All-purpose discretionary grants funded by the SCF Unrestricted Endowment Fund and various field-of-interest funds

 


 

Designed to meet the needs of a wide variety of nonprofit organizations

 


 

SCF Distribution Committee meets quarterly to review applications

 


 

Typical maximum grant is $15,000

 


 

YWCA Fund for Women & Children Committee

For projects and programs that benefit women and children of Saginaw County

 


 

The YWCA Fund for Women and Children Committee meets quarterly to review applications

 


 

Maximum grant is $5,000

 


 

Senior Citizens Enrichment Fund Committee

For programs supporting charitable purposes that benefit seniors in Saginaw County

 


 

Priority is placed on programs and projects that enhance the quality of life for those seniors maintaining an independent residence

 


 

The Senior Citizen Enrichment Committee meets quarterly to review applications

 


 

Typical grant awards vary between $2,000-$10,000

 


 

FORCE Youth Advisory Committee

For projects and programs directly benefiting Saginaw County youth

 


 

Priority is placed on programs/projects that empower youth; increase their awareness of community issues; and include youth in the planning and implementation

 


 

The FORCE Youth Advisory Committee meets twice annually to review applications submitted by the Feb. 1 and Nov. 1 deadlines

 


 

Typical grant awards vary between $2,000-$6,000

 


 

 

Heroes for Kids Fund Committee

Founded by Saginaw natives Clifton Ryan IV (St. Louis Rams) and LaMarr Woodley (Pittsburgh Steelers)

 


 

Provides grants to support summer youth programming and recreation for children who live within the City of Saginaw

 


 

The Heroes for Kids Committee meets annually to review applications submitted by the Feb. 1 deadline

 


 

Grant amounts have varied between $1,000-$5,000