Houghton County Historical Preservation Endowment Advisory Committee Announces Grant Recipients

$921.02 awarded to two local organizations

January 4, 2018

Hancock, Michigan – The Houghton County Historical Preservation Endowment Advisory Committee of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) announced that $921.02 has been awarded from the Houghton County Historical Preservation Endowment Fund to two local organizations supporting local historical preservation and education projects or activities related to the Houghton County of Michigan.

The grant recipients are:

  • Keweenaw Waterway Lighthouse Conservancy, Inc. to design, print, and install an interpretive sign detailing the history of the Lower Entrance Light and information about the Keweenaw Waterway Lighthouse Conservancy.
  • Main Street Calumet, Inc. to provide needed funds to complete the stabilization of one of the original buildings in downtown Calumet.

KCF welcomes partnerships in the Foundation and urges interested parties to share this information with their constituents and all sub-groups within their organization. Tax deductible contributions may be made to the Houghton County Historical Preservation Endowment Fund (or to any of KCF’s 80+ other funds) online at www.keweenawgives.org. All contributions to a permanent endowment of KCF qualify for a Federal Tax Credit.

For more information on giving or grant opportunities, please visit the KCF website (www.keweenawgives.org) or email mail@k-c-f.org. To be placed on KCF’s request for proposals list, please email your contact information to hailey@k-c-f.org. You will be notified when grants become available.

Contact: Hailey Hart (hailey@k-c-f.org)