Dexter Community Fund Announces 2019 Grant Process

For 2019, the Dexter Community Fund (DCF) is accepting grant proposals from non-profit and civic organizations to support projects in the following areas:

  • Services/programs for seniors
  • Mental health services for youth and adults
  • Improved outdoor recreational opportunities
  • Services/programs for teens
  • Services/programs for the homebound
  • Programs to enhance arts & culture

DCF will award grants of $500-$2500 for services and/or capital improvements which benefit Dexter-area residents or the Dexter community (defined as the geographical area served by Dexter Community Schools including the City of Dexter and surrounding townships).

The grant application window will be open from June 3 – August 16, 2019.  Those interested in applying for a grant are required to attend one of the following information sessions which will be held at Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation:

  • July 11
  • July 23

More information about the grant process can be found at
https://www.aaacf.org/About/News-Updates/All-News/ArticleId/61/dedicated-grant-program-2019
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Questions?  Email Julie Schumaker, DCF Advisory Committee Chair, at schumakerjulie@gmail.com.

About the Dexter Community Fund (DCF) – The Dexter Community Fund is a permanent endowment established in 2014 as a Geographic Field of Interest Fund at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation.  DCF is dedicated to addressing community needs and enriching the quality of life within the Dexter community (defined as the geographical area served by Dexter Community Schools including the City of Dexter and surrounding townships).  As a Geographic Field of Interest Fund at AAACF, DCF benefits from AAACF’s professional program staff, fund management and investment expertise.

The Dexter Community Fund is unique in its ability to address a variety of community needs and has the flexibility to address new needs as they emerge.  DCF is able to provide grants from a single pool of funds to benefit the community as a whole.  The Dexter Community Fund provides a vehicle for those who love the Dexter community to support it in perpetuity and leave a legacy for future generations.  To learn more, visit www.DexterCommunityFund.org

 

 

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