To be considered for funding, your organization MUST have:
1. Federal tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; OR must apply through a fiscal agent that meets this criteria.
2. State of Michigan Charitable Solicitation License (unless your organization raises funds exclusively using volunteers and receives less than $25,000 a year; OR if your organization is designated by the State as an “other qualifying entity.” For information, please visit the Michigan Attorney General web page:
These documents do not need to be submitted with your application, but the numbers are required for the application.