Who is Eligible to Apply for Our Grants?

Rules and guidelines for Stout Foundation Grants are based on the following stipulations in the Stout bequest: 

  1. “All of the funds under this bequest shall be for the complete benefit of the Mackinaw community, which shall include the entire Township of Mackinaw and to be used with resourcefulness and imagination to instill cooperation and the fullest possible support from citizens, government units and all possible organizations.”
  2. “The charity or charities selected by the Board of Directors shall be limited to corporations, funds, foundations, whether already in existence or created hereinafter, organized and operated exclusively for religious purposes, charitable purposes, scientific purposes, hospital, educational foundations such as Deer Creek Mackinaw Education Foundation, government entities such as Mackinaw Township or the Village of Mackinaw or for education purposes.”

Fund Guidelines and Rules