RCCF Grant Awards Total Over $24,000 to Local Organizations

The following Endowment Funds entrusted and administered by the Roscommon County Community Foundation awarded over $24,000.00 in grant funding during the 2015 spring grant cycle.

Cornerstone Fund:

  • St. Vincent DePaul of Roscommon County (Prudenville) – $130.00 for the Diaper Bank

Endowment for Higgins Lake Fund:

  • Higgins Lake Foundation – $600.00 for GPS Units for the DASH Board & Water Quality Testing Boat

Gerrish-Higgins Roscommon Education Fund:

  • Roscommon Area Public Schools – $2,500.00 for Summer Learning Lab Field Trip to Camp Westminster
  • Roscommon Area Public Schools – $600.00 for Crafts, Musical and Cultural Activities in Spanish Classroom

Greatest Human Needs Fund:

  • St. Vincent DePaul of Roscommon County (Prudenville) – $230.00 for the Diaper Bank

Houghton Lake Community Schools Support Fund:

  • Houghton Lake Community Schools – $575.00 for Playground Project

Houghton Lake Education Fund:

  • Houghton Lake Community Schools – $300.00 for Pathways to Potential Student Attendance Program

John Morley Family-Endowment for Higgins Lake:

  • Lyon Township – $2.500.00 for Sam-O-Set Playground Update
  • US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 26-03 – $624.00 for Placemat Distribution Project

Marilyn Brown Memorial Fund:

  • Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center – $260.00 for Parent Packets & Body Safety Information

Morley Foundation Fund:

  • Houghton Lake Public Library – $1,200.00 for 3D Printer Service
  • New Beginnings Drop-In Center – $600.00 for Garden, Fitness & Photography Groups

Robert A. Thalner Fund:

  • Higgins Lake Foundation – $2,500.00 for Points of Interest Laminated Maps

Roscommon County General Fund:

  • Houghton Lake Community Schools – $1,000.00 for Playground Project
  • Roscommon County Habitat for Humanity – $1,500.00 for ReStore Truck Improvement
  • St. Vincent DePaul of Roscommon County (Prudenville) – $ 640.00 for Diaper Bank
  • Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center – $100.00 for Parent Packets & Body Safety Information
  • Markey Township – $540.0 for Markey Memorial Park Benches
  • Project HOPE – $1,000.00 for Protein Power

Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund:

  • Children’s Bereavement Network – $200.00 for Camp, Live, Laugh, Love 2015
  • Houghton Lake Community Schools – $925.00 for Playground Project
  • St. Vincent DePaul of Roscommon County (Prudenville) – $500.00 for Diaper Bank
  • St. Vincent DePaul of Roscommon County (Prudenville) – $1,000.00 for Food Pantry
  • Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center – $925.00 for Parent Packets & Body Safety Information
  • Project HOPE – $1,000.00 for Protein Power

Roscommon County Lakes & Rivers Fund:

  • US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 26-03 – $570.00 for Placemat Distribution Project

Roscommon County Tobacco Settlement Fund:

  • Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center – $440.00 for Parent Packets & Body Safety Information

Wade Family Donor Advised Fund:

  • Houghton Lake Area Historical Society – $300.00 for Brochures for Quilt Trail Project
  • Gahagan Nature Preserve – $1,000.00 for Outdoor Restroom