People Fund Makes 15 Grants in October, November
Meeting October 4 and November 15, the Tri-County Electric People Fund made 15 grants totaling $18,254.57
- $2,000 to Community Christian Action Group, Eaton Rapids, for food pantry items;
- $1,000 to Lakeview Ministerial Association, Lakeview, to restock their food pantry;
- $1,000 to Tri-County Office on Aging, Lansing, to support their Meals on Wheels program;
- $2,500 to Clinton-Gratiot Habitat for Humanity, Saint Johns, for the Critical Home Repair program;
- $325.29 to a Clinton County family for housing expenses;
- $300 to an Ingham County family to help with housing expenses;
- $2,486.69 to an Ionia County family to pay medical bills;
- $487.13 to a Mecosta County family to assist with medical bills and septic repairs;
- $1765 to another Mecosta County family to build an accessibility ramp; and
- $679.54 to a Montcalm County family for medical and housing expenses.
- $1,000 to Red-Line Paraclete Ministries, Saint Johns, to purchase items for their food pantry;
- $1,500 to the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Ionia, for their children's book program;
- $500 to Clinton County Senior Center to fund their nutritional bingo program;
- $1,200 to an Ionia County family, to assist with housing expenses; and
- $1,510.92 to an Ionia County family for housing expenses.
How to Apply for a Tri-County Electric People Fund Grant
The Tri-County Electric People Fund provides grants to individuals and organizations in the co-op's service area for food, shelter, clothing, health, and other humane needs, or for programs or services that benefit a significant segment of a community.
Write to 7973 E. Grand River Avenue, Portland, MI. 48875, for an application form and grant guidelines, or visit the People Fund tab at homeworks.org.
Note: Applications must be received by Jan. 15 for the January board meeting, and by Feb. 26 for the March board meeting.