CFMC Grant Scoring Rubric

The Community Foundation of Marshall County awards grants to nonprofit organizations serving Marshall County, and partners with individuals, families, and organizations to create permanent endowments that will help meet critical needs in our communities. 

Over the years we have granted over $800,000 to 100 different organizations with grants that have helped children enjoy playgrounds and little league facilities, pregnant mothers find prenatal education and infant supplies, adults to learn English as a second language and so much more!

The Community Foundation of Marshall County awards grants to projects and programs that will contribute to the quality of life in Marshall County and is focused on meeting “critical needs”. Areas of interest are:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Environmental protection
  • Health
  • Historic Preservation
  • Human Services


2019 Grant Information

  • Applications must be received in the Community Foundation of Marshall County’s office no later than January 15, 2019.
  • Our emphasis in on meeting “critical needs”. Please identify the needs in the county and the biggest need your organization has in carrying out its mission. Describe to us why it is a “critical need”.
  • If the applicant has received past funding from CFMC, all grant reporting must be up to date.
  • Applications must be signed by the Chief Operating Officer of the Legal Applicant/Fiscal Sponsor.
  • If funds are awarded, Legal Applicants/Fiscal Sponsors must agree to spend the funds as described in the application.
  • A written report must be submitted by December 31, 2019. If the project cannot be completed by December 31, 2019, a grant recipient can request an extension on the project by email or letter stating the reasons the project is not complete and when completion is anticipated. In that case, a written report is required upon completion of the project.
  • Electronic submission is expected. You may email questions and/or applications to


Past Community Grant Awards

To view past Community Grant Awards, click on the appropriate year.