Keweenaw Community Foundation Environmental Grants Available

$1,763.53 available for local non-profit organizations

October 16, 2017

Hancock, Michigan – The Environmental Endowment Advisory Committee of the Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is now accepting applications for its annual granting cycle. $1,763.53 is available from the Environmental Endowment Fund for local organizations supporting programs, projects, and activities related to a broad range of environmental concerns that include, but are not limited to: health, community development/civic planning, economic development, education, public policy and planning, wildlife and recreation. To be considered, grant applications must be submitted to the KCF office no later than noon on December 4th, 2017. Grant award recipients will be announced by December 21st, 2017.

            Applications are available on KCF’s website at http://keweenawcommunityfoundation.org/grants-scholarships/field-interest-grants/. Grants will be made to organizations or for programs previously demonstrating successful outcomes or to new, innovative organizations or programs with clear potential for positive outcomes. Grants must be used to support environmental programs throughout the Houghton and Keweenaw Counties.

            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 Environmental 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)

Through philanthropic services, strategic investments and community leadership, Keweenaw Community Foundation helps people support the causes they care about, now and for generations to come. For more information on Keweenaw Community Foundation and how to give, visit its website at www.keweenawgives.org.