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Carolyn Van Cise Fund for Michigan Youth and Young Adults

Applications will only be accepted through this online form.  The following application form and all required attachments must be received by The Dressage Foundation's office on or before February 10th to be considered. Attachments must be in Word, Excel, or PDF format. 

We encourage you to review this application and gather all materials prior to starting the online application process. Once you start, your work cannot be saved. Helpful tip - Type your answers into a Word document, save, and then copy and paste your answers into this form. The link to download the Word file is available in the right-hand sidebar of this page. 

Attachments Needed: 

  • Budget 
  • One Letter of Recommendation  
  • Signature Page 
  • Please download and sign this Signature Page. Attach it to the application at the bottom of this page.

Please check that all required fields are complete before submitting. Please contact us at (402) 434-8585 or if you have questions or need assistance. 

Applicant Information:
Address Line 1 *
Address Line 2
City *
State/Province *
Postal Code *
Are you a US Citizen or Permanent Resident?
If under 19, please provide contact information for your parent/guardian.
(Local, national, international)
(In one sentence)
You will provide additional details below.
General Information:
(Max 250 words)
(Max 100 words)
Proposed Training/Educational Event:
(Max 250 words)
(Max 100 words)
Community Involvement:
(Max 100 words)
Specific Grant Fund Questions:
(Max 100 words)
(Max 250 words)
(Max 100 words)
Financial Information:
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(Max 100 words)
Letters of Recommendation:

Attach one letter of recommendation. It must be from an adult over the age of 21 who is not a member of your family. Letters of recommendation should include observations of your good sportsmanship.  

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Signature and Acknowledgement:
Parent/Guardian Signature required if applicant is under the age of 19. See "Signature Page" at top of application.
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Important Notes:

You will be notified that the application has been received within two business days. If you do not receive email confirmation (please check your spam folder!) that your application has been received, call our office at (402) 434-8585.  Additionally, if you have any questions regarding the application, feel free to contact us. After the grant committee has made its final decision, all applicants will be notified. Thank you!