Straits Area Community Foundation (SACF) serves Cheboygan County and Mackinaw City. SACF awards three different types of grants throughout the year:
Community Impact Grants are awarded from the Straits Area Community Needs Fund to non-profits that serve Cheboygan County and Mackinaw City. Grants are used to fund programs and projects that benefit this geographical area. Grants are awarded annually, and the deadline to apply is December 15.
Youth Advisory Council (YAC) Grants are awarded to non-profits through the Straits Area YAC (SAYAC) - a group of students from Cheboygan County and Mackinaw City working to better the lives of other youth in their communities. Projects and programs must benefit the youth of the Straits Area under the age of 18. Grant deadlines are March 15 and December 15.