Letter of Inquiry

The first step in our grantmaking process is for you to submit an online letter of inquiry.

Nonprofit organizations that are recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and provide services that benefit residents of Kalamazoo County are eligible to apply for grants.

You may submit your LOI at any time throughout the year. However, there are specific deadlines for requests of more than $25,000. Upcoming deadlines are:

  • January 15, 2018 by 5 p.m.
  • July 16, 2018 by 5 p.m.

LOIs – including those for funding requests of $25,000 or more – are reviewed on the first Thursday of every month. 

If you have questions, please contact Kari Benjamin Hamann at kbenjamin@kalfound.org or 269.381.4416.

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