RCCF spring 2013 grant awards total $18,008

The Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund, an Endowment Fund of the Roscommon County Community Foundation, with recommendations from the Youth Advisory Council (Y.A.C.), awarded the following grants:

  • Houghton Lake High School SLS/SADD: $200.00 for Suicide Awareness Education
  • Crawford Roscommon Suicide Coalition: $100.00 for Equipment for a 5K run/walk
  • Houghton Lake Middle School: $1,000.00 for Camp McLeod scholarships
  • Houghton Lake Community Schools: $900.00 to purchase iPads for the Resource Room
  • Project H.O.P.E.: $1,500.00 for canned goods for the Food Bank

The Roscommon County General Fund awarded the following grants:

  • Markey Township Parks & Recreation: $1,133.00 for the Markey Memorial Park Drinking Fountain concrete work
  • Gerrish Township: $1,250.00 for A.D.A. compliant playground equipment at Carlos Ave. Park.
  • Project H.O.P.E.: $1,000.00 for canned goods for the Food Bank
  • Camp Westminster: $1,200.00 to sponsor 4 Roscommon County Campers
  • Houghton Lake HS Cross Country Team: $400.00 for Warm up gear for the Cross Country team
  • Roscommon Youth Football League: $1,250.00 for Sports Safety Equipment

The Houghton Lake Education Fund provided grants for these projects:

  • Houghton Lake Middle School: $2,500.00 (2 grants) for the 4th grade Technology Upgrade
  • Houghton Lake Community Schools: $1,250.00 for the Science Room Electrical Power Poles
  • Houghton Lake Community Schools: $1,250.00 to purchase iPads for the Technology Innovation project
  • Houghton Lake HS Cross Country Team: $425.00 (2 grants) for Sport Equipment and Warm up gear for the Cross Country team
  • Houghton Lake High School SLS/SADD: $775.00 for Suicide Awareness Education

The Gerrish-Higgins Roscommon Education Fund awarded $300.00 to the Roscommon Area Public Schools to support the “Rewarding Academic Progress & Success” (R.A.P.S.) Club.

The Roscommon County Lakes & Rivers Fund provided a grant of $175.00 to the Huron Pines Resource Council for Postage and Marketing expenses.

The Robert R. Thalner Endowment Fund awarded $1,400.00 to the Higgins Lake Foundation for the cost of printing brochures.