Muskegon, MI: The Board of Trustees of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County (CFMC) recently approved grant awards to a variety of community organizations in support of projects throughout the Muskegon region. A total of $208,985 was awarded through the competitive application process, overseen by numerous volunteer committees.
Highlights of the grant awards include:
· $20,000 from the Youth Advisory Council Fund to the Oakridge Teen Health Center
· $10,000 from the Douglas A. Rosen Fund to Catholic Charities West Michigan for the “Fathers Matter!” program
· $10,000 from the Greater Muskegon Fund to the Muskegon Community Health Project for Pathways to Healthy Futures
· $5,000 from the Muskegon County Medical Society Endowment Fund to the Boy Scouts for the Scoutreach program
· $6,200 from the Environmental Fund to the West Michigan Environmental Action Council for Muskegon County Recycling Planning
· $30,000 from the Thomas & Geraldine Seyferth Advised Fund to the Muskegon Rescue Mission’s Remodeling Families Campaign
· $10,000 from the Bryan and Sandy Betten Fund to the Fair Food Network for expansion of the Double Up Food Bucks program in Muskegon.
Grant applications are accepted twice each year, once in the spring and again in the fall. Nonprofit organizations interested in seeking grant support from the Community Foundation are encouraged visit www.cffmc.org/receive for additional information about the process. A complete list of fall 2015 grant awards is available at www.cffmc.org/receive.