Get a Grant from the Morrison Area Community Foundation

Paint the TownA variety of grantmaking opportunities support MACF's mission to enhance and improve the educational, cultural, recreational and economic environment of the City of Morrison and surrounding areas. Our grants are made possible because of the generous gifts from area donors.

Application Process
MACF accepts grant applications from nonprofit organizations impacting a wide range of needs in the community - arts and culture, health, human services, community betterment, etc. 


Grant applications will be accepted from now through October 1, 2017.  Awards will be announced in November 2017.

Applications are submitted via our online grant system.  In this competitive process, applications are reviewed and scored against other applications received.  Applications are reviewed and grant recommendations are made by the advisory board of the Morrison Area Community Foundation. Click here to apply.

Final Reports
Grant recipients need to complete a final report when they have used their grant for its intended purpose (no later than one year from receipt of the grant).

For grants received in 2015 or later: Final reports are to be completed in the same online system used to submit your grant application.  Click here to log in and complete your final report for the grant you received.

For grants received in 2014 or earlier: Documents for the final report are listed below.

MACF Final Report Form
MACF Final Report Questions
Using the Online Grant System

Our online grant system allows applicants to complete, save and submit their grant applications and final reports in one place and have ongoing access to them.

  • For a brief written overview of the features of this system, click here.
  • For a five minute video that demonstrates the steps for creating an organizational profile and completing a grant application, click here.
  • For step-by-step written instructions for using the online grant system, click here.

So that you don't miss any important communication from us, please add this email address to your email contact lists: Automated emails from the online grants system will come from this address. (Do not send email to this address.)

Grants in action
We invite grant recipients to share their stories and successes with us; we would love to hear about the impact that the grants have had in helping you achieve your charitable mission. Please send your stories to

Additional info
Grants are not awarded in the following areas: annual campaigns, organizational endowments, political parties, offices or candidates, deficit financing, grants to individuals, or for sectarian purposes. If you have any questions about the grant application process, award, or final reporting, please call 844-550-4100 toll free or email


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The Community Foundation made its first grant from the Community Impact Endowment in 1967. That grant, of $2,000, was funded by an estate gift from Bea Conrad.
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