Apply for Funding
There are two ways to receive money from the Community Foundation: Grants and Scholarships. Below you will find more information pertaining to both.
There are numerous ways to receive a grant from the Community Foundation, and almost any nonprofit organization in St. Clair County is eligible. We recommend that you contact the staff to help you carefully review the Guidelines and Procedures before completing an application. Grant applications may be submitted at any time during the year. Grant requests seeking $50,000+ will only be reviewed during the 4th quarter of the calendar year.
Grant recipients can download the Community Foundation logo (PDF) and use as appropriate or contact us for a .jpeg
The Foundation administers a variety of scholarship funds established by individuals and organizations wanting to assist students in obtaining a college or vocational education. All applicants must live in St. Clair County unless otherwise stated on the criteria page of the application.
Other Available Grants
Youth Advisory Grants (YAC) Grants
The Youth Advisory Council awards grants based on their current priorities, which are: education, stress management, and self care. The YAC also offers mini-grants to any student(s) and adult advisor/teacher of a school club, organization, or classroom in grades K-8. Applications may be submitted at any time during the year and will be reviewed at the next scheduled meeting.
Blue Water Arts Committee
Grant funds are made possible from the Charles and Margaret Anderson Foundation Endowment Fund held at the Community Foundation of St. Clair County (CFSCC). The Blue Water Arts Committee (BWAC) is the advisory committee for the CFSCC for granting decisions to be made in regards to arts and cultural programs and projects in the local Blue Water Area.
Please note: If your organization receives a grant, it is required that you submit a Project Evaluation one (1) year after you receive the grant or upon completion of your project.
Downloads & Links
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