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HYP accepts Grant Request Applications for funding from our HYP Endowment Fund during the application window once per year. This fund resides with the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area.

Since 2009, the HYP Fund has granted over $26,500 to local nonprofits that provide and encourage leadership development!

HYP Grant awards are made once annually, averaging around $5,000, with individual funding amounts ranging from $500 - $2,500.


  • 501c3 non-profit organization

  • Grant requests must fulfill the mission of The HYP Fund.

    • The mission is to support organizations that provide and encourage leadership development throughout the greater Holland/Zeeland area.

  • Grant requests do not need to specifically target young professionals to be considered.

    • HYP seeks a variety of projects that encourage leadership in our community, though applications that benefit youth and young professionals are highly encouraged.

Award Procedure:

Applications received before midnight on December 1st, 2018 will be reviewed in detail by the HYP Board of Directors and the winners of the 2019 grants will be decided by majority vote. There are often 3 - 4 grant recipients annually. See Recent Grants