Grantseekers

The Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) is a membership association of over 330 grantmaking organizations working together to strengthen, promote and increase philanthropy in Michigan.

CMF does not make grants.To research funding opportunities and obtain fundraising or organizational assistance for your nonprofit, we recommend the following resources.

Materials

Information for Seeking Foundation & Corporate Grants

  • Information and data on Michigan foundations and corporate giving programs along with helpful tips on researching, applying and getting grants. Includes the Common Grant Application Form & Common Report Form.

Common Grant Application Form

  • Common grant application form developed to facilitate the application process for grantmakers and grantseekers. Includes sample cover sheet, suggested application and grant budget formats.

Common Report Form

  • Common grant report form developed to facilitate the reporting process for grantmakers and grantseekers.

Candid

Candid is a searchable database of nonprofit organizations and IRS 990 forms.  

Grants.gov

Grants.gov is the source to FIND and APPLY for federal government grants, with over 1,000 grant programs offered by all federal grant making agencies.

Michigan Nonprofit Association

A membership association working to enhance the effectiveness of the Michigan nonprofit sector in serving society.

Network for Good

Network for Good brings together donors, volunteers and charities online to accomplish good.