Helping Build Hope
Applying for support
Our service to Benzie County began in 1966. Our mission is to improve the quality of life by promoting the health and wellness of Benzie County residents.
Through active support and service, we ensure and strengthen vital programs. We are a public charity and qualify for IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit status. To be considered for funding, an agency must be a nonprofit IRS 501(c)(3) and must serve Benzie County residents.
Making a Donation
If you are new to Benzie County Community Chest, please consider donating. We carefully consider the needs of human service organizations and grant funds appropriately.
When you give to Benzie County Community Chest your donation is fully tax-deductible. The dollars raised stay in Benzie County. Funds go to strengthen programs that assist needy families and help support projects that promote citizen participation in a community activity.
Grants Awarded To
Benzie Area Christian Neighbors, Inc.
BACN is dedicated to enhancing the quality of lives. The philosophy serving with dignity and respect has become a trademark and its belief that all Neighbors have gifts to give and needs to be met is the premise in which the organization operates.
Benzie County Child Abuse Prevention Council
Assist in strengthening families by building the following protective factors: parental resilience, social connections, knowledge of parenting and child development, concrete support in times of need, social and emotional competence of children.
Benzie County Council on Aging, Inc.
Our goal is to develop and establish a Senior Essential Needs Fund for seniors in Benzie County. The fund will bring peace-of-mind to those in desperate need of shelter repairs, utilities, food, and medical needs.
Benzie County Habitat for Humanity
Habitat’s ministry reaches deeper than just building houses with the needy of our community. It is also about building lives and rebuilding communities. It’s about working together, building partnership between races, religious beliefs, and economic backgrounds.
What Drives Us
Our mission is to improve the quality of life by promoting the health and wellness of Benzie County residents.