Berrien Community Foundation’s “For Good” Grants Program – United States
The Berrien Community Foundation is seeking applications for its “For Good” Grants Program. The “For Good” Grants are open for two cycles per year and are available in two sizes: the “For Good” Major Grant and “For Good” Minor Grant.
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The “For Good” Minor has a shorter, simpler form geared toward organizations with a smaller request and the “For Good” Major is a standard-length grant application.
Grants are reviewed in the following areas:
Small Research Grants for the improvement of education
This grant-making trust inviting Charities to help Socially Disadvantaged Groups during COVID-19
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Advocacy grants to strengthen the voice of communities and grassroots activists
USD $250,000 to $2 million funding available for each selected partner to address Covid-19 impact in select countries
Funding provided through capital support for community development projects
Endowment Funding of € 25,000 for young people fighting for freedom
Small Grant Fund for protecting endangered animal species
Grant program for transforming women’s lives for hard to fund projects
Seed Funding for Youth-led Organisations: Invitation to Submit Proposals
Grant Opportunity to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and Future Pandemics
Submit Inspiring Projects that drive Long-term Economic, Social, and Environmental Sustainability
Rapid-Response Fund for CSOs working on Women’s Empowerment
US Funding for Justice, Social Inclusion, empowerment of the vulnerable and freedom from violence
Small Seed Funding and Fellowship for young African leaders for leading social ventures
Community Improvement and Special Needs;
Youth Leadership and Development.
The “For Good” Major Grant is for applications of $1,001- to $10,000.
The “For Good” Minor Grant is for projects requests of up to $1,000.
The Berrien Community Foundation is most interested in funding Berrien County programs that:
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Human Resource Development for NGOs to ensure Successful Fundraising
Take an imaginative and innovative approach;
Focus on prevention;
Solve critical local problems or address critical local needs;
Can be sustained without continued funding from the community foundation;
Encourage collaboration and cooperation among charities and do not duplicate existing services;
Unite and build our communities behind a common goal;
Attract volunteer resources and support; and
Provide leverage for generating other funds or resources.
“For Good” Minor Grant
To be eligible to apply for a Berrien Community Foundation “For Good” Minor Grant (requests up to $1,000) organizations must:
Be a 501(c)3, school, government organization or religious organization doing community projects
Be serving communities in Berrien County, Michigan
For Good Major Grant
501c3 nonprofits must also provide the following:
Tax ID number;
Most recent official financial statements (Audited, if IRS required; otherwise compiled or reviewed);
Most recent IRS Form 990N, 990EZ or 990;
List of Board members;
Current year operating budget.
For more information, visit https://www.berriencommunity.org/forgood