MCMA will offer start-up/organizational funding for affiliate organizations with the following conditions:
Funding only available to organizations which are affiliated with ICMA
Application must be submitted/signed by a MCMA member
Local branch/chapter does not need to be formal/registered not for profit.
Applications for funding less than or equal to $1,000 in any given calendar year may be approved by the board president. Applications for funds more than $1,000 in any calendar year require board approval.
Funds can be used for organizational meetings, including room rental, food/snacks/soft drinks, advertising, marketing, travel assistance to attend regional/national meetings (of the affiliated organization, not as an adjunct to other conferences). Funds cannot be used for alcohol. Funds will be provided on a reimbursable basis and require prior approval.