The Livonia Community Foundation is a permanent endowment ‑ a trust fund - built from donations from individuals, families, estates, corporations, & private organizations in the community. The Foundation is an approved 501(c)3 charitable organization and is State of Michigan Certified (# 55). Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the IRS.
The Livonia Community Foundation mission is:
- To promote and develop community resources, properties and civic treasures;
- To promote, support and develop public interest in the arts and other local cultural undertakings; and
- To promote programs that contribute to the welfare of the community and the needs of its citizens
The Foundation supports, through monetary donations, Livonia's charitable, cultural, historical, educational, and recreational institutions, projects and programs meeting the mission of the Foundation.
The Livonia Community Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees who represent the community of Livonia.
Seeking a grant from the Livonia Community Foundation
Annually the Livonia Community Foundation reviews grant applications submitted by 501(c)3 not-for-profit organizations serving the residents of the City of Livonia for programs and projects which they believe meet the mission of the Foundation. The applications due to the Foundation by the 15th of January are reviewed by a committee of the Foundation Board of Trustees and grants are made in the spring.