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The primary mission of the Cadillac Area Community Foundation is to develop a community-wide vehicle for permanent endowments to enhance the quality of life in the area and to establish and manage worthwhile endowed funds for the benefit of our community.


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DENTAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

The Ardis/Lueder Northern Lower Michigan Endowed Scholarship Fund is  accepting applications for a dental scholarship through July 1st  Please contact Doreen Lanc at 231-775-9911 for a qualification determination and information on obtaining an application for this scholarship.

The Scholarship is used to support a student in a recognized dental program at the School of Dentistry at the University of Michigan and the School of Dentistry at the University of Detroit.  Preference may be granted to a student who is from, or demonstrates an interest in practicing in the Northern Lower Michigan counties of Wexford, Missaukee, or Osceola. Priority will be given to students in a post-graduate program. If no qualified applicants are available in a given year, graduate students may be considered pending fund assets. Preference would then be given to fourth and third year graduate students in descending order.

 

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YOUTH GRANT APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED

Grants shall be awarded to qualified non-profit organizations that serve the Cadillac Area youth based on selections and recommendations by the Cadillac & Kellogg for Youth Advisory Committee.  GRANT FUNDS SHALL BE USED FOR YOUTH PROJECTS OR PROGRAMS SPECIFICALLY.  (It is expected that the majority of grants will be for $1,000 or less)  Priority consideration will be given to applicants that: demonstrate an innovative, unique project or program for young people within Cadillac Area; identify specific needs or interests of young people, with a project or program designed to meet these needs or interests; illustrate creative uses for grant money to enhance youth learning, leadership, and growth in our area.

Information can be found under the "CACF Grant Making" tab on the above toolbar.  Once there, choose Cadillac & Kellogg for Youth grants.  This program uses the Common Grant Application form, which is also found under the same tab.

First time applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the Foundation offices at 775-9911 and schedule a meeting prior to submitting your application.

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PELL EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION AND INSTITUTIONAL GRANTS AVAILABLE

Grant Applications for the Pell Grant Program for Educational Organizations and Institutions are being accepted through June 30, 2017.  For grantmaking guidelines and an application form, please visit the "CACF Grantmaking" tab on this page.  if you need additional information regarding this program, please use the "Contact Us" form at the top of the page, and we would  be happy to answer all of your questions.  This Program uses the Common Grant Application Form.

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The National Standards Seal by our name indicates official confirmation from the Council on Foundations that we have met the most rigorous standards in philanthropy. It affirms our commitment to financial security, transparency and accountability. It says our grantmaking includes an open, competitive process designed to address the changing needs of our community. The National Standards Seal also confirms our history of honoring donors' wishes.

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