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Bay City Michigan - 2022 Nonprofit Relief Grant Program 20 May 2022 ( news )
Bay City , state Michigan ( By Press Release office)
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BAY CITY , MICH . –
The City of Bay City announces the 2022 Nonprofit Relief Grant Program . This grant program focuses on supporting 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) or 501 ( c ) ( 19 ) nonprofits that have been negatively impacted and continue to be impacted by the COVID - 19 pandemic . Eligible organizations may be awarded up to $25 , 000 in grant funds through this program .
On March 21 , 2022 , the City of Bay City Commission authorized $500 , 000 of American Rescue Plan Act ( ARPA ) funds to be utilized to create a nonprofit relief grant program to be administered by City of Bay City Economic Development staff . The primary objective of the program is to provide assistance to nonprofits to cover loss of earnings , decline in revenues , impacts of cancelled fundraising events during periods of closure or limited operations due to public health orders , unexpected expenses related to an increased demand for services or mitigation efforts to contain the spread of COVID - 19 , and other necessary expenditures related to the COVID - 19 emergency .
Beginning Friday , May 20 , 2022 , applications will be available in PDF format on the City’s website and in Room 207 at City Hall , 301 Washington Avenue , Bay City , MI 48708 . Nonprofits can either apply online through the City’s website or fill out applications and drop them off at City Hall , emailed applications will not be accepted . The application window opens Friday , May 20 , 2022 , at 8 a . m . and closes Friday , June 3 , 2022 , at 5 p . m .
Questions may be directed to Sara Dimitroff or Shelli Thurston in Economic Development . Grant guidelines and applications can be easily accessed by visiting
www . BayCityMi . org
and scrolling down to the section labeled “Nonprofit Relief Grant Program” on the homepage .
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