AAACF is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications! Available Grant Programs Include: Anna Botsford Bach Fund for Seniors Grant Program This grant program accepts applications from: organizations, programs, and services that support and serve caregivers of seniors organizations, programs, and services that serve seniors Available Grant Dollars: ~$40,000 Geographic Reach: Washtenaw County Staff Contact: Christopher Lemon Youth Council Grant Program In the fall of 2020, the Youth Council completed a Needs Assessment which changed the funding priorities and ages served beginning in 2021. We invite you to view the final report here . Data from the assessment confirms that COVID -19 has not significantly changed the issues facing young people today, but has brought to the surface and exacerbated those that were already present. This year, the grant program will accept applications from organizations that support high school age youth and deliver programs addressing: Mental Health Initiatives - Depression, anxiety, suicide, self- harm, and body image Academic Support Services - Tutoring, mentoring, college readiness, and other supports to address educational equity Anti-discrimination Education & Awareness - Racism and LGBTQIA+ services In addition, grants will be available for programs serving youth ages 5-18 which: Support the work of the Juvenile Division of the Probate Court Children with disabilities Available Grant Dollars: ~$90,000 Geographic Reach: Washtenaw County Staff Contact: Maryellen Ferro Application Submission Process: Review grant program guidelines at aaacf.org/grants . If needed, register for the NonProfit Portal to receive access to the grant application. All organizations must submit a request for credentials by Monday, January 24, 2022 . Attend one of three REQUIRED Information Sessions. Detailed information about the Information Sessions and a link to RSVP can be found here . Submit all required narrative sections through the NonProfit Portal by Thursday, February 3, 2022 .