2013-09-12 / Lifestyles

News Brief

Community foundation mini-grants available

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Community Foundation will be awarding minigrants at its November meeting.

Deadline for applying for a mini-grant is Sept. 30. Application forms are available at the Pioneer Tribune, or by writing to the foundation at P.O. Box 90, Manistique, MI 49854.

In addition to 16 designated, or “donor advised,” funds, the community foundation may provide mini-grants from an unrestricted fund. Like the designated funds, the unrestricted fund was established and is in May and November.

Deadlines for applications are March 31 and Sept. 30 of each year.

Since it was established in 1994, the SCCF has awarded more than $114,000 in mini-grants for a variety of causes, including education, historical organizations, medical facilities, senior citizens’ activities, area beautification, youth sports and recreation, arts, cultural events, and welfare programs.

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