Supporting All Things Chelsea

Chelsea Community Foundation

For decades, The Chelsea Community Foundation has supported “all things Chelsea” – the important community work that goes into making Chelsea, Michigan, the strong, vibrant, special community that it is.

The Chelsea Community Foundation (CCF) is a permanent charitable endowment with assets in excess of $2.7 million. The endowment has been built through gifts from families, individuals, and businesses. CCF is guided by Chelsea civic leaders who care deeply about the community. To-date, more than $2 million has been awarded to local nonprofits to address emerging community needs and opportunities. CCF is an affiliate of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.

2024 Grant Application Closed

Next grant application deadline will be February 15, 2025 at 5 p.m.


To create permanent positive change in people’s lives in the Chelsea School District


The Chelsea Community Foundation supports all things Chelsea - the important work that goes into making Chelsea a strong, vibrant, and welcoming community.


Discover the essence of Chelsea Community Foundation in this video—a glimpse into our impactful initiatives and the positive change we're fostering in the community.

Chelsea Community Foundation 2023 Grant Award Announcements

The grant application deadline is fast approaching. Chelsea nonprofits interested in applying for a grant are encouraged to become familiar with the Guidelines for Grantmaking and how to apply; relevant information can be found on the website at Chelsea Community Foundation recommends potential grant applicants reach out and share their ideas for submission with […]

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Charitable Planning Seminar – November 1, 2023

Chelsea Community Foundation, Chelsea Education Foundation, and Chelsea State Bank hosted an in-person seminar at Chelsea State Bank 1010 S. Main Street on November 1, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. There was also a 30-minute post seminar opportunity for addressing any personal questions directly with the panelists. The seminar featured four panelists – Andy Kellogg, […]

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