April 6, 2018
The Iosco County Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) recently awarded 11 new grants totaling $10,404 to area nonprofits, churches and schools for programs and projects that benefit area youth. The Iosco County Community Foundation Board of Directors approved the Youth Advisory Council’s grant recommendations on March 28, 2018.
The next deadline for grant opportunities through ICCF is with the Community Improvement Grant. Applications are due May 1, 2018. Nonprofits, schools and churches interested in applying for a Community Improvement Grant can access the application form and criteria at www.iccf-online.org. Those with questions or needing assistance with the application process can contact the ICCF office at 877-354-6881.
The Iosco County Youth Advisory Council is a group of young people ages 12 to 21 from Iosco County. Working with adult advisors, these youth work to improve the lives of other children in the community through the allocation of grant money. With initial funding support by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, YAC teaches young people the importance of philanthropy through community service, leadership and grantmaking.
The Iosco County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM), which serves as the administrative arm for ICCF. Committed to providing people who care about the future of the region and its communities with unique and effective ways of supporting their community now, and for generations to come, ICCF is led by a volunteer board of local citizens. The foundation oversees a group of permanently endowed funds from a wide range of donors. Gifts of all sizes from individuals, families, businesseses and agencies are invested in a balanced, well-managed portfolio to build endowments, enabling support for local community nonprofits now and forever. To make a donation or learn more about how community foundations work, visit www.iccf-online.org or call 989-354-6881; toll-free: 877-354-6881.