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Welcome! To CommunityGiving - Grant Management System (CG-GMS).

CommunityGiving (CG) is to proud administer the grant process using CG-GMS for:

  • The Alexandria Area Community Foundation
  • The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation
  • The Central Minnesota Community Foundation
  • The Willmar Area Community Foundation
  • The Bernick's Family Fund

What is a Grant Management System (GMS)? A GMS houses all of your application and subsequent reports for all grant rounds with our foundation. It will provide you with access to a full history of your grant application, grant awards and reports with CommunityGiving.

NEW TO CG GRANT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM?

creating an account and applying for A Grant

  1. Review the guidelines, description and gather information you will need to create an account listed below.
    -Organization EIN Number
    -Organization legal name
    -Organization address, phone number, website address
    -CEO/Executive Director's contact information including email address and phone number
    -Contact information for the individual applying for the grant including work email address and phone number

  2. Create an account
    1. Click here to access login page
    2. Click 'Create an Account'
    3. Complete information about your organization, CEO Contact information, and your contact information
    4. Set your login email and password
    5. Email confirmation will be sent


  3. Application
    1. Click 'Apply' in left column
    2. Answer questions
    3. Click "Save" button at the bottom of the application to save
    4. Click "Application Packet" button at the top of page to review a pdf of your document before you submit.
    5. Press the "Submit” button at the bottom of the application.
    6. Email confirmation will be sent when document is submitted. All communication will come from CommunityGiving.


  4. Notification of Decisions:
    1. All notification about grant status will be sent to your login email.
    2. You may also check your account.


RETURNING Grant Management System User

If you have already used our online grant system, but have forgotten your password, visit the CG-GMS then click “Forgot Your Password?” and follow the instructions.

CG-GMS Login