2019 Fall Grants Awarded

Over $15,500 in grants were awarded to local organizations and causes at the September 12 HCCF Annual Celebration, hosted at the Pigeon Event Center. Below are the Fall 2019 Grant Recipients:

- Bad Axe Middle School – $600 - Comfort Closet Project to provide toiletry and hygiene supplies in Bad Axe Middle School for students and families in need

- Huron County Nature Center – $750 - To build and install an avian display in the visitor’s center

- Greater Port Austin Art and Placemaking Fund – $750 - To create an all-inclusive public art guides that provides locations and descriptions of art installations in the greater Port Austin area

- SVSU and the Saginaw Bay Writing Project – $1,00 - To host a three-day writers workshop for K-12 teachers to write in public locations around Port Austin

- Harbor Beach Community Chest – $1,600 - to support the Harbor Beach Artist in Residence Program

- Central Huron Ambulance Service – $1,800 - To purchase iPads to support data collection and improved patient care records

- Harbor Beach Community Hospital – $2,000 - To support the purchase of a carbon dioxide insufflator to provide endoscopy procedures with fewer side effects

- Owendale – Gagetown Area Schools – $2,000 - To purchases supplies to raise Salmon in their classroom

- WAI-IAM, Inc. StraightTalk Program – $2,500 - To support the Straight Talk presentation at USA Schools, the program is designed to help combat and bring awareness to pressing issues in our community

- Bad Axe High School – $2,500 - To purchases a 3D printer for use in the STEAM and Robotics classes

For additional information on HCCF Grantmaking of HCCF Funds, call the office (989-269-2850) or email Mackenzie (mackenzie@huroncounty.com).