Grant Application Process

Application for grants is made through the Kalamazoo Community Foundation. Application forms and other details are available from

Eligibility criteria. The grant will be awarded based on the merit of the proposed project and not on the financial need of the applicant. The project must be consistent with the mission of Trout Unlimited, take place in North America, and the recipient must be a citizen of the United States and a graduate student at an accredited college or university.

Selection criteria. The grant will be awarded based on the project location, subject, distinctiveness, and method of implementation. The written proposal, talents required to perform the project, the candidate`s grade point average, and place of residence will also be considered.

Specifications of the award. The value of the award is up to $2,500. Normally, the grant will be for one year, however it is possible that the grant may be renewed providing the applicant is able to demonstrate the merit of a renewal to the Advisory Committee and the Kalamazoo Community Foundation Board of Trustees.

Application and award procedures. Applications are available through the Kalamazoo Community Foundation, 151 South Rose Street, Suite 332, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 or click HERE to download the application from the Kalamazoo Community Foundation website. The completed application must be addressed to the Kalamazoo Community Foundation and postmarked no later than February 15. The successful candidate will be notified in the spring and will receive the grant upon his/her return of a letter of acceptance for the award.

For additional information. Contact Carol Carter, Donor Relations Officer, Scholarships, (269) 381-4416, Kalamazoo Community Foundation.