THE JOE D. PENTECOST FOUNDATION GRANT REQUIREMENTS
The Joe D.
Pentecost Foundation is organized to operate for religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational purposes and
to benefit the poor, the needy, the undereducated, and the oppressed primarily in the Greater Lansing, Michigan area.
The Foundation Board of Directors carefully considers proposals submitted, and
looks for programs where their contribution can be leveraged. Organizations requesting funding for a new
program should be sure that they have planned for that program’s future self-sufficiency.
Since the needs,
desires, and capabilities of Michigan’s people and their organizations are constantly changing, there can be no fixed
or steadfast priority in the Pentecost Foundation grant requests.
Please review the mission statement of The Joe D. Pentecost Foundation prior to submitting an application
Only submit applications to the Foundation by organizations that qualify.
Applications accepted from January through October of each year.
The deadline to submit an application for consideration is October 31.
one application accepted within a calendar year.
Requests must have a completed
Evidence of the organizations tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue
Code Section 501(c)(3)
Those proposals that pass initial evaluation are then
referred to the Board of Directors for full consideration. The Board may request additional information, make site visits,
or invite organizations to meet with them at the Foundation office. Grants and installments on grants will be disbursed during
the last quarter of the year.
All decisions made are final
The Foundation does not make grants directly to individuals. In addition, it cannot legally
Organizations to which contributions are not tax deductible, according
to Internal Revenue Service regulations.
Organizations that practice discrimination by race,
sex, creed, age or national origin.
Political organizations or organizations whose purposes
are to influence legislations
GRANT APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING TO:
Rita F. Stoskopf, President
The Joe D. Pentecost Foundation
1651 W. Lake Lansing Rd. Suite 100 East Lansing, MI