Roscommon County Community Foundation Fall Grant Schedule

The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2012 Fall Cycle Grants.

Ausable Free Clinic received a grant of $500 to assist with the purchase of an Automatic External Defibrillator. This grant was partly funded from the Wade Family General Fund, $350 and partly from the Roscommon County General Fund, $150.

Boy Scout Toop 944 from St. Michaels Catholic Church was awarded $295 from the Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund to help purchase uniforms for the troop.

Camp CoBeAc received an award of $300 from the Roscommon County Tobacco Settlement Fund to assist with the cost of Health Services.

Charlton Heston Academy was awarded $1,688 from the Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund to assist with the installation of an outdoor Basketball Court.

E.G. Ministries received a $200 award from the Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund to assist with the Poverty Reduction Initiative.

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of the North received two grants to assist with the Free Community Dinners, $879 from the Morley Foundation Fund and $58 from the Wade Family General Fund.

Higgins Lake Foundation was awarded grants totaling $2,500 to assist with the cost of the Homeowner Manual update. The John Morley Family Endowment Fund awarded $1,677 and the Endowment for Higgins Lake awarded $823. Higgins Lake Foundation was also awarded two grants totaling $1,464 for Eurasion Milfoil removal, $358 from the Endowment for Higgins Lake, and $1,108 from the Robert R. Thalner Endowment Fund.

Houghton Lake Community Education was awarded $1,830 from the Houghton LakeEducation Fund for the purchase furniture and equipment for the Childcare. They also received an award from the Houghton Lake Education Fund for $1,805 to assist with a student Field Trip.

Houghton Lake Community Schools was awarded the following grants.
• $857 from the Houghton Lake Education Fund for Cross Country Uniforms
• $346 from the Houghton Lake Education Fund for the Forensics Program
• $512 from the Houghton Lake Comm. School Support Fund for the Forensics Program
• $300 from the Houghton Lake Education Fund for a Kindle Fire for Special Education

Houghton Lake Historical Society was awarded $215 from the Roscommon County General Fund to assist with roof repairs.

Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church was awarded $300 from the Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund to purchase diapers for the Baby Pantry.

Project H.O.P.E. received two grants totaling $2,500 to purchase canned goods for the Food Bank. The Morley Foundation Fund awarded $1,250 and the Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund awarded $1,250.

R.O.O.C. Inc. received a $1,250 award from the Morley Foundation Fund to improve the Lunchroom Accessible Space.

Roscommon Area District Library was awarded $600 from the Wade Family General Fund to assist with the Jonathan Rand visit.

Roscommon Area Historical Society received a grant in the amount of $200 to assist with the production of Printed Brochures, $122 from the Cornerstone Fund and $78 from the Roscommon County General Fund.

Roscommon Area Public Schools was awarded the following grants:
• $975 from the Gerrish Higgins Education Fund for the purchase of an iPad for Coaches Plus
• $300 from the Gerrish Higgins Education Fund for the purchase of Soccer Safety equipment

Roscommon Cooperative Nursery School received a $1,500 grant from the Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund to assist with Tuition.

Roscommon Commission on Aging was awarded $157 from the Wade Family General Fund from the Roscommon County Tobacco Settlement Fund to assist with their exercise program.

St. Michael’s Youth Ministry was awarded two grants. The Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund awarded $550 for Hygiene Kits for Children, and the Wade Family General Fund awarded $550 for Hygiene Kits.

Roscommon County Community Foundation and the Youth Advisory Council are pleased to assist with these outstanding programs within our county. The Endowment Funds and gifts received at RCCF are making a difference in our community. We would like to extend a big “Thank You” to all of our donors on behalf of all of the grant recipients.

If you would like further information about endowment giving, grant applications or what you can do to help in our community, please contact Mary T. Fry at (989) 275-3112.