People Fund Makes Seven Grants Totaling $11,987 in December

People Fund Makes Seven Grants Totaling $11,987 in December

The Tri-County Electric People Fund approved seven grants at their December 20 meeting, including:

  • $2,100 to Gratiot County Commission on Aging, to provide mobile ramps for senior homes;
  • $1,500 to Ionia County YMCA, to purchase water safety equipment for the 3rd grade, senior, and special needs water safety programs;
  • $1,000 to Sunny Crest Youth Ranch in Sunfield as a matching grant toward a wood shop dust collection system;
  • $2,500 to an Isabella County family, for housing expenses;
  • $600 to an Isabella County family, to help with housing expenses;
  • $2,500 to a Montcalm County family, to help put in a new well; and
  • $1,787 to another Isabella County family, to assist with furnace repairs.

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.

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