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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.


Upcoming Events

March

Thursday March 30th at 8:00am

WEXFORD MISSAUKEE VETERANS GRANT APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED

201 N. MITCHELL STREET, SUITE 101, CADILLAC, MI 49

Applications for this Program accepted throughout the year.  Please click on the CACF Grantmaking Tab above and then select Grantmaking Programs.  Choose Wexford Missaukee Veterans Grants from the list for further information.  This program is listed to Veterans, Active Service persons, and their families. 

Thursday March 30th at 8:00am

MISSUAKEE AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION TRUSTEE GRANTS

201 N. MITCHELL STREET, STE 101, CADILLAC MI 49601

Missaukee Area Community Foundation Trustee Grant Applications are being accepted at the Cadillac Area Community Foundation offices through March 31st.  Program details and applications can be found on this website.

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FOUNDATION UPDATE

Since 1988, the Cadillac Area Community Foundation has improved and enriched life in the community we love.  With assets of over $10 million, your community foundation has awarded over $4.7 Million in grants in Wexford and Missaukee counties.  Established in 1988, awarding grants for over 27 years, and housing 53 unique funds, your foundation is a cornerstone for 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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MISSAUKEE COUNTY GRANT APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED

The Missaukee Area Community Foundation awards grants that benefit the citizens of Missaukee County, Michigan. There are two grant making programs, the General Grant making Program and the Youth Grant making Program. 

The deadline for the General Grant making Program is Marchr 31st.  Information about this Grant Program, and the grant application form, can be found on this website.  Please click on the Missaukee Area Community Foundation tab on the toolbar above (on this website!).  If you have any questions, please contact us at 231-775-9911.  Applications may be emailed to cacf@cadillacfoundation.org or mailed to CACF, 201 N. Mitchell Street, Suite 101, Cadillac MI 49601.

The Missaukee Area Community Foundation Youth Grant Program runs through May.  Information and an application form may also be found under the Missaukee Area Community Foundation tab on this website.

The Missaukee Area Community Foundation is a geographic component fund which is held by the Cadillac Area Community Foundation.

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MANY 2017 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS OPEN NOW

The Foundation has many student scholarship programs that are accepting applications at this time.  You may view the Programs by  clicking on the "Scholarship" tab on the tool bar.

Many of our Scholarship Programs use the "common" application form.  This allows applicants to apply for multiple programs on the same application. 

Some of the Scholarship Programs have their own application,  Read the Program description carefully to determine which application to use.

Programs have varying end dates.  To find specific deadlines for the Scholarship Programs, please click on the "Deadlines" tab on the tool bar.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Foundation offices at 775-9911.

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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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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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