Community Foundation Holland/Zeeland

Apply for a Competitive Grant

In order to begin the application process, please contact the Vice President of Community Impact, Elizabeth Kidd at or 616-994-8851, who will speak with you and can provide you with an application. 

CFHZ will have three deadlines for competitive grant applications in 2018:

  • January 15th
  • May 14th 
  • September 10th

Have questions?

Contact Elizabeth Kidd, Vice President of Community Impact, at 616-994-8851 or via email.

Grant applications are reviewed and evaluated by the Distribution Committee or the Youth Advisory Committee with support from CFHZ staff.  Review committees provide recommendations to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees for final grant determinations.  

Organizations should anticipate approximately eight weeks between the application deadline and receiving a final decision on their proposal. 

Competitive Grant Eligibility and Priorities

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2017 Grants By the Numbers

  • Amount Awarded via 2017 Competitive Grants: $494,750
  • Number of 2017 Grants: 17 grants to local nonprofits
  • 2017 Grant Amounts: Ranging from $10,000 to $75,000 multi-year grants
  • Broad Issue Areas Funded: arts and culture, community and economic development, environment, education, health, human services, housing, seniors, youth

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