Our latest press release: April 10, 2019

Leelanau Township Community Foundation Awards Grants to Various Local Organizations

NORTHPORT, Michigan - Leelanau Township began the 2019 grant cycle with grants to various local organizations totaling $58,620. This includes recent grants of $50,000 from the General Endowment Fund (the foundation’s oldest fund) and $8,628 from the Youth Endowment Fund as follows:

  • Grand Traverse Lighthouse/Friends of Leelanau State Park to help fund the construction of a new playground at Leelanau State Park campground.

  • Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum for their 2019 Northport Shipwreck Expedition.

  • Leelanau Christian Neighbors for the LCN’s food pantry.

  • Leelanau Township to help fund hard paved shoulders on 2.2. miles of CR 629.

  • Leelanau County Cancer Foundation for non-medical financial assistance to Leelanau County residents diagnosed with cancer.

  • Northport Public Schools for an outdoor experience at Camp Hayo-Went-Ha for NPS middle school students, a lapidary/jewelry studio for K-12 art students, and the purchase of new basketball systems for the school’s outdoor court.


Published in the Traverse City Record-Eagle, 11/12/2018

Published in the Leelanau Enterprise,
9/20/2018

Published in the Traverse City Record-Eagle, 8/03/2018

FOUNDATION GRANTS $181,500

Published in the Leelanau Enterprise, 8/02/2018

Published in the Traverse City Ticker, 12/14/2017

Published in the Leelanau Enterprise, 8/03/2017

Published in the Traverse City Ticker, 8/01/2017

Published in the Leelanau Enterprise, 6/15/2017

Published in the Leelanau Enterprise, 4/28/2016

Published in the Leelanau Enterprise, 5/05/2016

Published in the Leelanau Enterprise, 8/14/2014