Our latest press release: February 13, 2018

LEELANAU TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
AWARDS GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS TOTALING $181,500

NORTHPORT, Michigan - Results from the spring & sumer Leelanau Township Community Foundation grant cycles have been announced, with approval for grants & scholarships totaling $181,500. This includes grants from the General Endowment Fund (the foundation's oldest fund) as well as the Youth Endowment Fund. Additional grants were made from funds administered by the foundation including the Northport Community Arts Center fund, Northport Promise fund, Grand Traverse Lighthouse & Museum fund, Saving Birds Thru Habitat fund, Koenig Northport Community Arts Center fund, Basil Antenucci Leelanau Children's Center fund, Pearl Kellogg fund, Northport Masonic Lodge fund, Leelanau Township Health & Wellness fund, and the Omena 21 Club fund as follows:

  • Northport Public School - for auditorium expenses
  • Village of Northport - for streetscape improvements on Nagonaba
  • Fox Island Lighthouse Association - for communication equipment with mainland
  • Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum - for program operation and shipwreck expedition
  • Leelanau Children's Center - scholarship for Leelanau Township students
  • Northport Community Arts Center - for programming
  • Saving Birds Thru Habitat-  for operations
  • Northport Youth Sailing School - for scholarships
  • Leelanau Township - for relocation of recycling center, emergency equipment and ADA bathroom in Omena Firehall
  • Leelanau REACH - for Vincer West workforce housing project
  • ShareCare - for expansion of senior ride program

College Scholarship were awarded from the following funds:

  • Northport Promise Fund
  • Alice Busby Scholarship Fund
  • Geroge & Carolyn Anderson Scholarship Fund
  • Anson & Ruth Solem Science Scholarhip Fund
  • Edwin & Ruth Suddard Kellogg Scholarship Fund
  • Florence F. Evett Scholarship Fund
  • Florence Hanes Scholarship Fund
  • Dr. James Kolberg Scholarship Fund
  • Kreig Leabo Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Native American Scholarship Fund
  • Susan Hirschfield Scholarship Fund
  • Winfield H. & Dr. Grace Song Line Scholarship Fund

Information about applying for a grant from the LTCF is available on our website via the Grant Application page. For more information, please email our Executive Director, Joan Moore, at director@leelanaufoundation.org or by call our office at (231) 386-9000.


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