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
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.
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.