Please read these guidelines
then use one of the forms available on the Applications page if you would like to apply for
The primary purpose of the Granger Foundation is to enhance the quality of life within the
Greater Lansing Area.
Our primary mission is to support Christ-centered activities. We also support efforts that enhance the lives of youth in our
The trustees of the Granger Foundation prayerfully consider organizations and
funding areas that are significant and have far-reaching value.
Because of the increasing needs in our own community, we generally concentrate our
giving to the Tri-County area (Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties).
The Granger Foundation assigns highest priority to projects falling within the criteria
described above. Projects outside these are generally not encouraged.
The Granger Foundation does NOT make grants for the following:
Church capital funds or improvements
Public schools capital funds or improvements, individual clubs
(PTO, PTA, etc.)
Instructions for Presenting a Request
In order to be considered, the Request for
Funding form must be completed in full and submitted in quadruplicate. Form
letters and lengthy proposals may not receive the attention they warrant.
The Granger Foundation will review grant requests
Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on the 15th of April
and October (or the following Monday if the 15th is a weekend or holiday).
For those proposals that fall within the Granger Foundation program
priorities, further investigation may be conducted or additional information may
Recipient Project Evaluation
Funded projects or programs will receive a Project Evaluation form. This evaluation must be completed and returned to the Foundation
six months after the initial funding. The foundation will not provide any additional funding until the evaluation has been
received and reviewed by the trustees of the Granger Foundation.
More about the evaluation and getting the form.