Building Brighter Futures Community Grants Program
Brighter Futures Community Grants Guidelines:
In considering Building Brighter Futures Community Grants requests, the DDF evaluates each application on its own merit. Careful consideration is given to each request, and requests are reviewed in terms of general eligibility and conformity with grant guidelines, funds available, and the amount needed to achieve the desired results and program priorities. Also taken into consideration are: programs/activities in which the requesting organization is engaged; the number and type of constituencies served; services offered; accountability and fundraising practices; availability of other funding sources; and past successes.
Building Brighter Futures Community Grants are limited to a maximum of $5,000 per grant.
Grants must be dedicated to local not-for-profit programs designed to promote oral health in Michigan, Indiana, and/or Ohio.
Of particular interest are programs designed to promote/improve the oral health of underserved or at-risk populations and to those that have an oral health education component.
Only one proposal per organization per year will be considered.
Each prior grant recipient must complete and submit a grant reporting form by the grant submission deadline of January 31, 2018, in order to be considered for the Building Brighter Futures Community Grants program.
Recipients may reapply for funds in future years, as long as there is a grant reporting form on file for the previous grant received.
Building Brighter Futures Community Grants will not be awarded to/for the following:
Capital campaigns, salaries, overhead/administrative expenses, endowments, advertising or fundraising activities
Organizations that discriminate by race, religion, color, creed, gender, age or national origin
Political organizations or campaigns
Projects developed for commercial or proprietary purposes