AROUND OUR COMMUNITY
The rules for the 2015 Witch? Award were posted on October 31st, 2014 at www.witchaward.com. Anyone from Menominee, Michigan and Marinette, Wisconsin Counties can enter. Each contribution helps grow the award. The entry fee is only $10.00. If interested in entering the 2015 Witch? Award, please visit www.witchaward.com. If you would like to donate to the 2015 Witch? Award, please contact us at the M&M Area Community Foundation at (906) 864-3599.
Young Philanthropist Award
The YAC is accepting nominations for the 2015 Young Philanthropist Award. Students , small groups, and school organizations residing in Marinette and Menominee Counties are eligible for nomination. Deadline is Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 4:00 pm.
2015 Grant Cycles
The M&M Area Community Foundation is accepting online applications for the 2015 grant cycle from March 1 through April 15, 2015. Following are the individual grant cycles:
Alcohol And Other Drugs: Organizations seeking funds for programs and projects that address Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse should apply. Our AAOD cycle has awarded grants for awareness, educational materials and resources, law enforcement, treatment programs as well as other related needs.
Community Wide: Looks to support area nonprofits, programs and projects. Including, food pantries, support groups, the arts and education initiatives.
Health Related: In recent years, the Health cycle has funded elder programs, educational materials and vehicle purchases.
Peshtigo Area Foundation: Past grants have supported scouting activities, youth outreach, community education and safety programs.
Youth Advisory Committee: The YAC accepts applications from organizations with programs and projects that impact the lives of young people. Past funded programs have included educational materials, the arts, drug and alcohol awareness projects and safety programs.
Completed applications must be submitted online before close of business on Wednesday, April 15 for consideration in the 2015 funding cycle.