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Community Foundation of Monroe County Awards $25,000 in Grants

 

Latest round of quarterly grants helping families through four organizations in Monroe, Milan.

 

The third quarter awarding of $25,000 in grants by the Community Foundation of Monroe County brings its 2018 total to $313,663 earmarked for 16 agencies serving residents across the county.

 

“Monroe County has countless non-profits and other organizations who do a wealth of good for residents,” said Executive Director Kathy Russeau. “Through the Community Foundation’s endowment, and donations from individuals and business, we’re honored to support the positive impact these organizations make through our quarterly grants.”

 

The charitable organizations that received third quarter grants from the Community Foundation of Monroe County are:

 

Child Care Network, City of Monroe, received $10,000 for its Family Support Program, which provides child care tuition scholarships for pre-school to children in need. Funds were made available from the Kellogg Youth Fund.

 

Aid in Milan received $3,000 for rent and utility assistance for wrap-around case management and support services for their Monroe County residents. Funds were made available from the Harry R. McGovern Charitable Endowment Fund.

 

Monroe Family YMCA received $6,000 for the Summer Youth Food Program from the Healthy Youth Healthy Seniors Fund.

 

Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living received $6,000 for the Monroe Public Schools 4th Grade Disability Awareness Workshop. Funds were made available from the Kellogg Youth Fund.   

 

 

Applications for the 2018 fourth quarter grants are due by Oct. 15, 2018.  Grants for non-profits are available in the following areas: medical, youth and seniors’ programs, history, monument and cemetery preservation, non-profit hockey organization, job education and retraining, literacy programs.

 

Established in 1978, the Community Foundation of Monroe County invests in a better future for its community. The Community Foundation strives to be the catalyst to move our ever-evolving, rapidly-changing society forward. It does this by collaborating with local non-profits, community leaders, and volunteers to provide funds that address its three priorities: Education, Health and Well-Being, and Community Enrichment.

 

 
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