The deadline for grant application to the fund for Huron County, an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation of Lorain County, is March 1.
Grant guidelines are available on The Community Foundation's Web site atwww.peoplewhocare.org or by contacting Fred Downey at (419) 668-5252.
The mission of the Fund for Huron County is to mobilize individuals to become active partners in building a better community by developing a permanent endowment which will receive and manage charitable gifts and bequests of all sizes. It is used to support innovative programs while acting as a catalyst in identifying and meeting the changing needs and opportunities in Huron County so as to improve the quality of life. And, lastly, its goal is to instill a greater sense of unity within the Huron County community.
In fulfilling its mission, the Fund for Huron County currently is requesting grant proposals from the community in the areas of education, social services, arts, and culture, civic affairs, health and economic development.
Grants totaling almost $150,000 have been awarded since 1997 covering a broad spectrum of charitable interests.