The Greater Milan Area Community Foundation makes community investments in programs that serve to enhance quality of life in our community…For Good. For Ever.
Grants from the GMACF support individuals and families from all walks of life, and enhance community prosperity throughout the Greater Milan Area.
The Greater Milan Area Community Foundation supports nonprofit organizations and programs that we believe are capable of achieving significant impact in the greater Milan area.
Organizations that are recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or that are sponsored by a nonprofit organization, and serve greater Milan area residents are eligible to apply for grants.
Application Due Dates
The Greater Milan Area Community Foundation generally accepts grant applications once a year, during the month of July. Please check back at our website (www.gmacf.org) as the summer months approach.
The Greater Milan Area Community Foundation welcomes applications from organizations and programs throughout the greater...
The first step in our grant making process is discuss your project ideas with a GMACF Board Trustee. Our GMACF contact p...
The Greater Milan Area Community Foundation has awarded over $375, 000 in grants and scholarships in a rich variety of c...
This special fund was established by the Jones Insurance Agency and produces a permanent income establishing the long-term local charity to carry out it’s mission of helping people in need.
Armitage/Brainard Milan Beautification Fund
Established in 2010 for projects that beautify public space.
Carol A. Mohr/Margaret Walls Fund
For the purchase of furnishings, books, and electronic equipment in the children and young adult departments of the Milan Public Library.
Used for general Milan Public Library improvements.
Fayne & Joanne McGovern Youth Endowment Fund
Supports community activities and programs for young people ranging in age from birth to 18 years.
GMACF General Endowment Fund
This fund is the backbone of the foundation. Donations are invested and only the earnings are spent, not only for programs happening today, but assuring that money will be available in the future.
Milan Area Historical Society Endowment Fund
Established by Milan Area Historic Society. This fund was created for the preservation, maintenance, and repair of various Historic Society buildings including the Old Fire Barn and the Friend-Hack House Museum. The museum houses local history, artifacts, and the items from Milan families are on display and is open to the public. (see the website for details).
Mildred Sheehan Fund
For the purchase of new books, books on tape, and videos at the Milan Public Library.
Millard and Marie Phillips Trust
Support new program development, upgrading of existing programs, expansion of the genealogy collection, resource materials, and electronic equipment for public use at the Milan Public Library.