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Alden and Vada Dow Family Foundations Grant

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits for Health and Human
Services, Education, Arts, and Environment

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Alden and Vada Dow Family Foundations

Deadline Date:

02/15/20

Description:

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Grants typically ranging from $3,000 to $20,000 to Michigan nonprofit organizations for programming and operating support. Priority will be given to organizations serving Northern areas and the Midland, Saginaw, and Bay area. First-time applicants must submit a written request before completing the formal grant application.

Focus will be given to programs in the areas of health and human services, the arts, education, the environment, and civic and community.

The mission of the Alden and Vada Dow Family Foundations is to enhance the quality of life, primarily in the State of Michigan, through the funding of programs in the areas of the arts, the environment, education, health and human services, and youth programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149184

Estimated Size of Grant:

A typical grant ranges from $3,000 - $20,000. The Foundations have awarded larger grants based on need and exceptional circumstances.

Term of Contract:

Grants are for one year. Organizations may reapply to the Foundations on an annual basis if a need exists.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Funding is intended for non-profit organizations located in Michigan only, with focus on the Midland/Bay/Saginaw area and areas north.

The Alden and Vada Dow Family Foundations support organizations that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code and are not classified as private foundations under section 509(a) of the Code.

Organizations may also submit proposals through a sponsoring organization, if the sponsor has 501(c)(3) status, is not a private foundation under 509(a) and provides written authorization confirming its willingness to act as a fiscal sponsor.

Grants are not awarded to individuals or for scholarships.

Pre-Application Information:

The Alden and Vada Dow Family Foundations have two funding cycles each year. All proposals should be submitted by February 15 for consideration during the spring cycle, and by August 15 for consideration during the fall cycle. The Foundation will respond by letter to all proposals or inquiries and will inform you whether your organization has or has not been awarded a grant.

First time applicants that meet the eligibility requirements are asked to submit a request in writing outlining their proposal before sending a formal grant request using the guidelines.

Guidelines: http://www.avdowfamilyfoundation.org/t32-grant-guidlines.aspx
FAQs: http://www.avdowfamilyfoundation.org/t60-faq.aspx
Sample Grants: http://www.avdowfamilyfoundation.org/t40-sample-grants.aspx

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

If you would like to submit a proposal for the first time or you have general questions, please contact:

Daria Potts, Grants Coordinator
Alden and Vada Dow Family Foundations
315 Post Street
Midland, MI 48640

Phone Number: (989) 839-2744
Fax Number: (989) 839-2611

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USA: Michigan: Statewide, with a focus on the Midland/Bay/Saginaw area and areas north

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