Grants and Programs

Contributions to the Anchor Bay Community Foundation are put into an Endowment and invested by our investment committee. These funds have been used to establish, administer, and award grants and scholarships. To date, over $250,000 in grants has been awarded for cultural and educational seminars and conferences, music, dance and drama programs, safety and health programs, youth and senior wellness programs and equipment.

2016 Battle of the BooksBattle of the Books 2016 at Ashley Elementary School.
The Anchor Bay Community Foundation provided grant funding to purchase 100 books for reading enrichment and lifelong learning.
Judges included Mark Hackel, Macomb County Executive, and John Dupray, New Baltimore Mayor.

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Your grants @ work! The Anchor Bay Community Foundation was pleased to provide a grant of $654.29 for Ashley Elementary School’s Battle of the Books 2016.

To make a donation to Grants and Programs in any amount, please fill out the 2017 DONOR FORM, select the grant or program you wish to support, and submit with payment.
Please make checks payable to the Anchor Bay Community Foundation.
Click below to donate securely online via PayPal.

To apply for a grant through the Grants and Programs, please submit the application below. For timely consideration of funding, applications should be submitted in advance of need per the ABCF meeting dates.

Anchor Bay Community Foundation Grant Application

AREAS TO CONSIDER FOR GRANTS:
•Arts
•Community Development
•Education
•Environment
•Health
•Recreation
•Social Services
•Youth and Senior Wellness

THESE GRANTS MAY PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:
•General Support
•Multiple Year Grants
•One-time Grants
•Small or Large Grants
•Specific Project Support

HOW ARE GRANTS AWARDED?
The Board reviews grant applications monthly. Applicants must demonstrate goals that meet with the Foundation’s mission to promote lifelong learning for children and families, to enhance and strengthen existing cultural, social and educational opportunities, or to provide an innovative program that will promote physical and/or mental wellness among the youth and seniors of the community beyond those already supported by public resources.

Grants can help to make a good community a GREAT community! Wouldn’t you like to be a part of that process?




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