Preserving Allegan County’s History by Investing in its Future

Mignon Sherwood
DeLano Foundation

Learn the history of the Mignon Sherwood DeLano Foundation and what we do for the Allegan Community. Contact us with any questions you might have.


Grant Applications for 2024 are currently being accepted.

If the Audit with proof of proper expenditures (Invoices, Canceled Checks, Credit Card Statement, etc.) of all grant funds is not timely received, the Delano Foundation WILL NOT accept a grant application from your Organization for the following grant cycle.

Audits are expected no later than August 31, 2024.

2024 Application Deadline is September 10, 2024

Apply for 2024 Grant Cycle

Organizations with demonstrated unmet financial requirements working toward the furtherance of humanitarian, educational, cultural, and environmental enrichment in the City of Allegan and Allegan County are encouraged to apply.


Grant applicants are expected to use the grant application which has been designed for the year in which the application is being made.  Except in the case of hardship as determined by the Board, applications made on outdated application forms shall be returned to the applicant with the instruction to resubmit it using the currently applicable form.

  1. Get Started
    View Our Application Page to download the current form.
  2. Complete the Application
    Save the PDF to your computer to fill out the form and save your responses.
  3. Review Requirements and Documentation Needed
    Follow all application instructions, provide required documentation & acknowledge audit requirements. Please DO NOT use staples or print your grant application two-sided.
  4. Return Application for Consideration
    Mail application, along with your 501(c)(3) status letter and two (2) copies of the application and all attachments to our mailing address (located on application).

Complete Your 2024 Grant Application