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Before applying, please review our guidelines to determine whether your initiative is eligible for support.


  • Michigan-based projects that align with our guiding principles and address one of our four grantmaking areas:
    • Natural Environment
    • Learning Initiatives
    • Economic Vitality
    • Arts and Culture
  • A public charity recognized as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and in good standing.
  • Currently in positive financial standing (e.g. does not have consecutive years of net losses nor significant operating or cumulative deficit, etc.) and at least two years of operating history.
  • A minimum grant request of $25,000.


The Walters Family Foundation will not consider funding individuals, government agencies, loans, religious activities, fundraising events, political campaigns, legislative lobbying efforts or conferences.


Please contact Libby Levy, Director, with any questions. You may reach us Monday–Friday 9:30am–5:00pm EST at: