The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation of Midland, Michigan was established in 1957 by the late Charles J. Strosacker, one of the pioneers of The Dow Chemical Company, “To assist and benefit political subdivisions of the State of Michigan, and religious, charitable, benevolent, scientific or educational organizations.”

Application Deadline

Grant Applications must be submitted before April 1 or October 1.


Applications should include

  • The purpose
  • Major expenditures
  • Major income sources
  • Project budget
  • Timing requirements
  • Amount requested

The Foundation makes grants only to eligible organizations, not to individuals.  Therefore, the applicant should also furnish copies of:

  • The IRS letter granting tax exempt status to the organization
  • The organization’s latest financial statements

The Trustees do not hold personal interviews with applicants, except upon the Foundation’s initiative.


How to Apply

Apply & submit a new grant application.

Return to an application or submit a report.