Field of Interest / Mini Grants
Both field of interest and mini grants are available to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, agencies, or organizations that are affiliated with non-taxable organizations i.e. schools, churches, city governments located or servicing people in Dickinson County and surrounding Michigan and Wisconsin areas.
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Mini grants are available throughout the year for up to $250. Non-profit organizations, agencies, or organizations that are affiliated with non-taxable organizations i.e. schools, churches, and/or city governments are eligible to apply once every 12 months.
Field of Interest Grants
Each year the grant cycle opens in early September with applications due in mid-October of the same year. Distribution of grant monies is during the first quarter of the following year.
Organizations which received Field of Interest Grants in 2020 must complete the Grant Evaluation/Final Report by October 31, 2020 and turn it in to DACF. A link to the form is above.
Field of Interest Grants & Amounts Available for 2020 Grant Applications
Applications for the 2020 Grant Cycle are due October 25, 2019
$78,649 is available for field of interest programs during the 2020 Grant Cycle.
Civic Improvement: available for collaborative project(s) to benefit or serve Iron Mountain, Kingsford, and Breitung Township communities.
Community Health: available for youth and senior health related programs i.e. programs designed to reduce behavioral risk factors, substance abuse, alcohol / binge drinking, smoking cessation, depression, and to encourage healthy activities. Available: $2,070
Environmental: available for projects that improve or create methods of enhancing natural resources in the area.
Fine Arts: available for projects in the area of theatrical, musical and performing arts.
Health Care: available for programs involved in prevention, primary physical health care, educational and other health related services. Available: $3,651
Homeless Prevention: available for programs which provide assistance to people in need to prevent loss of homes.
Hunger: available to organizations which provide food to people in need.
Kellogg Youth: available to applicants from the Iron Mountain / Kingsford Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) for youth-related programs. Available: $19,517
The Norway Area Community Foundation (NACF) and the Crystal Falls Area Community Foundation (CFACF) will also award $23,669.
Norway Affiliate: available for programs in the Norway community area.
Norway Kellogg Youth: available to applicants from the Norway Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) for youth-related programs. Available: $3,373
Forest Park Youth: available to applicants from the Forest Park Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) for youth-related programs. Available: $18,687
Crystal Falls Community Project: available for community projects in the Crystal Falls area.