Posted: Aug 28, 2012 at 2:27 PM [Aug 28, 2012]
The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation will be awarding $95,000 in grants through four grantmaking programs:
1. AAACF Youth Council - $35,000
Funding available to support nonprofit organizations and programs that serve youth in Washtenaw County
2. African American Endowment Fund - $5,000
Funding available to support nonprofit organizations and programs that seek to improve the physical, economic, social and educational conditions that affect the quality of life for African Americans in the Ann Arbor area.
3. Ypsilanti Area Community Fund - $40,000
Funding available to support organizations and programs that benefit the residents of the greater Ypsilanti area.
4. Community Foundation of Plymouth - $15,000
Funding available to support organizations and programs that benefit the residents of the greater Plymouth area.
Deadline to apply is Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by 5:00 pm.
Nonprofit organizations interested in applying are encouraged to email Program Officer Jillian Rosen at firstname.lastname@example.org - to touch base about their grant proposal and ensure that the funding request will be appropriate in focus and scope.
For more information on each of the grant programs and how to apply, visit AAACF’s website at www.aaacf.org.
NOTE: Funding for local human service agencies will be available through Washtenaw Coordinated Funders - a collaborative between the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, the Office of Community & Economic Development (which represents the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, and Washtenaw Urban County), and the United Way of Washtenaw County. $225,000 will be awarded in capacity building grants. For more information, visit www.aaacf.org/grants/coordinated-funding
The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in our region through its engaged grantmaking, knowledgeable leadership, and creative partnerships with donors – to make philanthropic investment and build endowment. Founded in 1963, AAACF manages more than $60 million in assets on our community’s behalf and has awarded more than $25 million in grants and scholarships to strengthen our local communities.