Clare County Community Foundation Grants

To apply for a grant at CCCF, the first step is to review the guidelines (listed below). After ensuring that your organization meets eligibility requirements and that your program meets grant requirements, please contact our program officer, Melissa Kesterson, at 989.839.9661 or via email. Next, click on the online grant application link below to begin the application.

Clare County Youth Action Council Grants (ClareYAC)

The Youth Action Council functions just like the Community Foundation, but it is made up of area middle and high school students.  The grant requirements and application is exactly the same. Of particular interest to ClareYAC are projects that benefit youth.

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Additional Questions

If you have any additional questions, please contact Melissa Kesterson, Program Officer at 1-800-906-9661 or

REMEMBER: We can’t do our work well unless we have good projects to fund. Perhaps yours is just the one we need!