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West Michigan Youth Programs

Gerber Foundation
Sep 15, 2024

West Michigan Youth Programs grants support projects for youth ages 0 – 18 living within a 4-county service area in western Michigan. Special emphasis is placed on projects in the following focus areas:

  • Health, nutrition and dental issues
  • Early childhood services and literacy
  • Parenting education
  • Education - including Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/Agriculture, and Math
  • Life experiences such as camp scholarships, Ag Science Education, 4-H, and FFA

Eligible applicants are public 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and governmental entities that are located in or directly serving youth from Lake, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana counties in West Michigan.

Programs that are collaborative and that have support from the broader community are encouraged.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award amounts are normally under $10,000 with the average grant size being less than $5,000.

Application process

Application instructions and a link to the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Educational attainment · Families · Food security and nutrition · Human services · Oral health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Michigan

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.