The Foundation approved 11 projects proposed by local nonprofit organizations at its August 17 board meeting. The total grant amount distributed was $53,321. Individual grants ranged from $1,000 to help fund the Montpelier Jamboree during Labor Day weekend to $13,863 to support improvements to the pedestrian walks as part of the prairie restoration project at Wilderness Park. For the complete list of August 2017 awards, click here.
The next round of grant awards will be given in March 2018. Online applications will be available soon. They should be returned by February 15, 2018, at the Foundation office.