NextGen Network Grants NextGen grant applications are due November 1st. NextGen Grant Application 1. A grant may be awarded in support of projects or programs that benefit Barry County Residents. These funds do not support capital campaigns, endowment campaigns, and fundraising events. 2. Preference will be given to proposals that provide community impact and promote community culture and engagement. 3. To be eligible, applicants must be (or be associated with) a 501(c)(3) or municipality group located in Barry County. 4. If your project is awarded the grant you will be required to submit a summary of completion explaining how the grant dollars were used along with photos to be publicized. For additional questions please contact Jillian Foster at (269) 945-0526 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.