GRANTS

At Chippewa County Community Foundation Our goal is to provide opportunities for our community to invest in its future. The permanent endowments that we create today will become a lasting resource for the people of Chippewa County now and for years to come.

Community Partner Grant Fund Amount
SSM Gardens CCCF’s Sponsorship to the SSM Gardens Bud Mansfield Unrestricted Endowment Fund $1,000.00
Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Development Authority Michigan Mainstreet Sponsor Bud Mansfield Unrestricted Endowment Fund $1,000.00
Community Easter Egg Hunt Committee Community Easter Egg Hunt CCCF Operating Fund $550.00
Youth Advisory Council Students Support the Chippewa County Animal Shelter CCCF Operating Fund $1,170.00
Youth Advisory Council Students Support the Chippewa County Veterans CCCF Operating Fund $1,700.00
Chippewa County Community Foundation Operating Funds CCCF Operating Endowment Fund $2,500.00
War Memorial Hospital Cancer patient care Check.Slash.Survive Specail Project Fund $1,500.00
B.E.S.T of Chippewa County Breastfeeding awareness Check.Slash.Survive Specail Project Fund $1,500.00
Hospice of the EUP Bereavement support and the Annual Butterfly Memorial and Silent Hears Candlelight Vigil Check.Slash.Survive Specail Project Fund $2,400.00
Sault Area Schools Provide students in the Soo schools with needed school supplies, medical treatment, clothing/boots, etc. Chipley/Kiwanis Elementary Assistance Endowment Fund $1,500.00
Chippewa County Veterans Administration Support Veterans with unmet needs Chippewa County Honors Veterans Special Project Fund $5,620.45
DDA Michigan Mainstreet Design Committee Refurbishing Dowtown Gardens & Greenspaces Downtown Garden Special Project funds $5,440.37
Chippewa County Community Foundation Provide travel assistance for family dealing with a child needing medical attention Friends of Sarah Waybrant Memorial Endowment Fund $305.95
Pickford Public Schools Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
Les Cheneaux Community Schools Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
Rudyard Area Schools Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
Lake Superior Watershed Conservancy Soo Ultimate Paddle Day Great Lake Environmental Collaborative Endowment Fund $750.00
Youth Advisory Council Students YAC Sharing Bench Healthy Youth/Senior Endowment Fund $600.00
Sault Area High School Addiction Speaker for Soo High School Healthy Youth/Senior Endowment Fund $1,500.00
Soo Theatre Project Inc. Operating Funds Historic Soo Theatre Project Endowment Fund $453.19
Hospice of the EUP Operating Funds Hospice of the EUP Endowment Fund $386.96
Pickford Public Schools Grants for field trips and hands-on supplemental materials for classroom use. Involvement Opportunity Fund $3,464.75
Rudyard Area Schools Grants for field trips and hands-on supplemental materials for classroom use. Involvement Opportunity Fund $3,353.04
Malcolm Park Committee Construction of new Building Malcolm Park Project Pride Special Project Fund $113,400.00
Pickford Area Health Association Pickford Fire and Ambulance PAHA Special Project Fund $1,200.00
Pickford Area Health Association Pickford Fire and Ambulance PAHA Special Project Fund $160.00
UP Regional MYHEC 2019 Grantable Funds Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $200.00
Pickford Fire and Ambulance 2019 Grantable Funds Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $340.00
Chippewa County 4-H Program (PEP) 2019 Grantable Funds Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $200.00
Pickford Public Schools 2019 Grantable Funds Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $460.00
City of Sault Ste. Marie Maintenance of Project Playground Project Playground Endowment Fund $543.41
River of History Museum Operating Funds River of History Museum Endowment Fund $746.31
Sault LGBTQ Committee Support programs for the Boys & Girls Club Sault LGBTQ Special Project Funds $6,000.00
Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Sault Tribe youth projects Sault Tribe Youth Endowment Fund $3,702.00
United Way of the EUP Operating Funds Volunteer Center of the EUP Romney Endowment Fund $5,738.87
War Memorial Hospital Operating Funds War Memorial Hospital Endowment Fund $1,103.68
EUP Dispute Resolution Center Operating Funds War Memorial Hospital Endowment Fund $194.84
Rudyard Area Schools Rudyard YAC Grant Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Rudyard Area Schools Rudyard Stigma Free YAC Grant Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Rudyard Area Schools Rudyard Weightlifting Club Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Rudyard Area Schools Rudyard Art Club Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $1,500.00
Chippewa County Community Foundation Visa Card for family with sick child Zeke Dutcher Memorial Foundation $305.95
Total $175,489.77
Community Partner Grant Fund Amount
Bay Mills Brimley Historical Restoration to Museum Bay Mills Brimley Historical Research Society Endowment Fund $11,499.21
Bike Friendly Soo Committee Promote Soo as a Bike Friendly Committee Bike Friendly Special Project Fund $2,754.00
City of Sault Ste. Marie Power Canal Walking Trail Bike Friendly Special Project Fund $37,500.00
Malcolm Park Project Pride Upgrade to Malcolm Park Ball Park Bruce Bennett Educational Enhancement Endowment Fund $1,181.37
Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Development Authority Michigan Mainstreet Sponsor Bud Mansfield Unrestricted Endowment Fund $1,000.00
Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Development Authority Downtown Garden Sponsorship Bud Mansfield Unrestricted Endowment Fund $1,000.00
Department of Health & Human Service Gift cards for Christmas shopping CCCF Operating Endowment Fund $2,000.00
Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Development Authority DTE Grant for Garden Sponsorship CCCF Operating Endowment Fund $2,500.00
Chippewa County Community Foundation Operational Funds CCCF Operating Endowment Fund $2,500.00
Sault Area Schools Provide students in the Soo schools with needed school supplies, medical treatment, clothing/boots, etc. Chipley/Kiwanis Elementary Assistance Endowment Fund $2,000.00
Chippewa County Veterans Administration Veteran Unmet Needs Chippewa County Honors Veterans Special Projects Fund $5,631.84
Soo Theatre Project Music Lessons Ed Hank Memorial Music Scholarship Endowment Fund $234.67
EUP Dispute Resolution Center Operational Funds EUP Dispute Resolution Center Endowment Fund $329.78
Lake Superior Watershed Conservancy Operational Funds Great Lake Environmental Collaborative Endowment Fund $500.00
Chippewa County Community Foundation Soo Ultimate Paddle Day Great Lake Environmental Collaborative Endowment Fund $1,000.00
Chippewa County Health Department Drug Prevention Healthy Youth/Senior Endowment Fund $295.00
Soo Theatre Project Operational Funds Historic Soo Theatre Project Endowment Fund $739.98
Hospice of the EUP Operational Funds Hospice of EUP Endowment Fund $652.96
Boy Scout Troop #105 Annual Camping Trip Involvement Opportunity Fund $1,000.00
Pickford Public Schools Grants for field trips and hands-on supplemental materials for classroom use. Involvement Opportunity Fund $4,365.99
Rudyard Area Schools Grants for field trips and hands-on supplemental materials for classroom use. Involvement Opportunity Fund $3,264.33
Pickford Area Historical Society Equipment for storing displays and artifacts Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $100.00
Pennington Home (SHSS) Purchase a grill for the Pennington Home Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $300.00
Pickford Community Library Purchase audio books Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $304.42
Pickford Public Schools Classroom projects Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $500.00
City of Sault Ste. Marie Project Playground Maintenance Project Playground Endowment Fund $883.14
River of History Museum Operational Funds River of History Museum Endowment fund $1,254.48
Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Youth Fun Sault Tribe Youth Projects Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Youth Endowment Fund $20,988.18
LSSU Native American Center Operational Funds Shagen Family Endowment Fund $671.77
Michigan State Police Shop with a Hero Shop with a Hero Special Project Funds $122.67
United Way of the EUP Operational Funds Volunteer Center of the EUP Romney Endowment Fund $9,567.45
War Memorial Hospital Operational Funds War Memorial Hospital Endowment Fund $1,798.69
Girls on the Run of Chippewa County Programming Funds Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Sault High Graduation Party Mental Health Anti-Stress Room Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Bay Mills Indian Community. Outdoor playground equipment Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Sault Area High School Safe Graduation Party Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
CLM Community Action Agency Purchase playground equipment Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $750.00
Sunrise Rotary Club Purchase books for all 3rd graders in Chippewa County Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $1,000.00
Girl Scouts Northwestern Great Lakes Scholarships for summer camps Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $1,000.00
Soo Theatre Project Purchase string instruments Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $1,000.00
Soo Theatre Project Scholarships for summer camps Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $1,500.00
Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Development Authority Annual flower planting with Malcolm Students Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $2,000.00
Total $127,689.93
Community Partner Grant Fund Amount
Bike Friendly Soo Committee Promote safe biking Bike Friendly Soo Special Project Fund $768.88
Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Development Authority DDA – Michigan Mainstreet Sponsor Bud Mansfield Unrestricted Endowment Fund $1,000.00
City of Sault Ste. Marie Construction of the Sault Ste. Marie Power Canal Trail project Bud Mansfield Unrestricted Endowment Fund $5,000.00
Chippewa County Community Foundation Operational Funds CCCF Operating Endowment Fund $2,431.84
Sault Area Schools No Kid Hungry Summer Feeding Program Chipley-Kiwanis Elementary Assistance Endowment Fund $1,700.00
Chippewa County Veterans Administration Assist veterans with unmet needs Chippewa County Honors Veterans Special Project Fund $2,103.00
EUP Dispute Resolution Center Operational Funds EUP Dispute Resolution Center Endowment Fund $333.77
Sault Area High School Science Class Project Forestry Special Project Endowment Fund $139.59
Community Family Provide travel assistance for family dealing with a child needing medical attention Friends of Sarah Waybrant Endowment Fund $206.95
Pickford Public Schools Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
Rudyard Area Schools Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
Les Cheneaux Community Schools Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
DeTour Arts & Technology Academy Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
Chippewa County Community Foundation Soo Ultimate Paddle Day Great Lakes Environmental Collaborative Endowment Fund $1,583.18
Lucas Izzard Foundation for Teens Challenge Day Health Youth/Senior Endowment Fund $850.00
Soo Theatre Project Operational Funds Historic Soo Theatre Endowment Fund $736.97
Soo Theatre Project Raise the Roof (repair the roof) Historic Soo Theatre Special Projects Fund $61,153.42
Hospice of the EUP Operational Funds Hospice of the EUP Endowment Fund $327.34
Hospice of the EUP Operational Funds Hospice of the EUP Endowment Fund $325.89
Rudyard Area Schools Grants for field trips and hands-on supplemental materials for classroom use. Involvement Opportunity Fund $4,258.18
Bonnie Raffaele Education students on the dangers of distracted driving KDR Challenge Special Projects Fund $18,809.74
Pennington House Furnishing for the Pennington Home Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $1,243.56
War Memorial Hospital Cancer Support Outreach Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $5,303.00
Hospice of the EUP Bereavement support and the Annual Butterfly Memorial and Silent Hears Candlelight Vigil Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $2,350.00
Diane Peppler Resource Center Resident programming Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $2,500.00
CARE Net Pregnancy Program Outreach Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $2,700.00
B.E.S.T of Chippewa County Breastfeeding Awareness Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $3,000.00
War Memorial Hospital Breastfeeding Awareness Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $3,000.00
River of History Museum Operational Funds River of History Museum Endowment Fund $1,145.35
LSSU Native American Center Operational Funds Shagen Family Endowment Fund $680.90
United Way of the EUP Operational Funds Volunteer Center of the EUP Romney Endowment Fund $8,024.10
War Memorial Hospital Operational Funds War Memorial Hospital Endowment Fund $1,741.32
EUP High Schools Bring Challenge Day to Area Students Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $2,412.81
Rudyard Area Schools Keynote Speaker on Bullying Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $1,200.00
Black Dragon Martial Arts Equipment and uniforms Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $450.00
Whitefish Township Community Hoop house and gardening program Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $2,000.00
Sault Area Schools Summer meal program Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $5,000.00
Soo Theatre Project Inc. Scholarships for summer camps Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $900.00
Diane Peppler Center Support G.I.R.L.S group Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $1,000.00
Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Development Authority Annual flower planting with Malcolm High School students Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $1,000.00
Sault High Graduation Party Safe Graduation Party Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $158.00
Lake Superior State University Youth Voice Day Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $951.02
Rudyard Area Schools Equipment for workshop Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Rudyard Elementary Running Club Student incentives for positive behavior Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Rudyard Center EUPISD Support for Rudyard Bistro Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Rudyard Area Schools Elementary age running club Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Rudyard Senior Celebration Safe Senior Party Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $700.00
Rudyard Area Schools Positive and welcoming space in Rudyard School Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $800.00
Regents of the University of Michigan Pediatric Cancer Research Zeke Dutcher Memorial Foundation Fund $8,000.00
Total $161,988.81
Community Partner Grant Fund Amount
Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Development Authority Grant for downtown buildings mural project Bud Mansfield Unrestricted Endowment Fund $2,000.00
Sault Area Schools Provide students in the Soo schools with needed school supplies, medical treatment, clothing/boots, etc. Chipley/Kiwanis Elementary Assistance Endowment Fund $2,000.00
Chippewa County Veterans Administration Help Veteran with Cancer Chippewa County Honors Veterans Special Project Fund $230.00
EUP Dispute Resolution Center Operational Funds EUP Dispute Resolution Center Endowment Fund $339.96
War Memorial Hospital Provide travel assistance for family dealing with a child needing medical attention Friends of Sarah Waybrant Endowment Fund $300.00
DeTour Arts & Technology Academy Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
Pickford Public Schools Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
Les Cheneaux Community Schools Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
Rudyard Area Schools Science and Math Opportunity Grant George & Anne MacDonald Special Project Fund $500.00
Voyageur Island Trail Project Grant for the development of Voyageur Island Great Lakes Environmental Collaborative Endowment Fund $1,617.49
Sault High Service Learning Class & Hearthside Assisted Living Hearthside Assisted Living Outdoor Garden Healthy Youth/Healthy Senior Endowment Fund $1,160.00
Hearthside Assisted Living Intergenerational Horticulture Project Phase II Healthy Youth/Healthy Senior Endowment Fund $2,135.00
EUP Dispute Resolution Center To assist the school by addressing conflict and misconduct using an alternative mediation technique called Restorative Justice Healthy Youth/Healthy Senior Endowment Fund $1,250.00
Hospice of the EUP Operational Funds Hospice of the EUP Endowment Fund $649.83
Pickford Public Schools Grants for field trips and hands-on supplemental materials for classroom use. Involvement Opportunity Fund $3,119.50
Rudyard Area Schools Grants for field trips and hands-on supplemental materials for classroom use. Involvement Opportunity Fund $3,458.28
Bonnie Raffaele Educate students on the dangers of distractive driving KDR Challenge Special Project Fund $5,817.86
Pickford Public Schools Classroom and music supplies Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $633.68
Pickford Community Library Purchase audio books Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $379.00
Pickford Area Historical Society Archival supplies for historical items Pickford Community Wellspring Endowment Fund $260.00
War Memorial Hospital Cancer care support groups and supportive care for patients and their families Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $10,000.00
Girls on the Run of Chippewa County Programming Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $2,500.00
Hospice of the EUP Bereavement support and the Annual Butterfly Memorial and Silent Hears Candlelight Vigil Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $1,215.00
CHAC Outreach assistance Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $2,000.00
B.E.S.T of Chippewa County Breastfeeding Awareness Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $2,825.00
Diane Peppler Resource Center Residential Support Program Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $1,860.00
CARE Net Pregnancy Client support Pink in the Rink Special Project Fund $600.00
City of Sault Ste. Marie Maintenance of Project Playground Project Playground Endowment Fund $648.97
River of History Museum Operational Funds River of History Endowment Fund $1,315.10
Global Leadership Adventures YAC Tribal Students payment for Guatemala service trip Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Youth Endowment Fund $2,500.00
Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Grant for programs and projects that benefit the youth members of the Sault Tribe. Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Youth Endowment Fund $6,007.40
LSSU Native American Center Grant to Lake Superior State University Native American Center Shagen Family Endowment Fund $693.17
Sault Shriners Club Shriners Kids’ Christmas Party Shop with a Hero Special Project Fund $1,500.00
Wal Mart Walmart Gift Cards for shopping with a hero Shop with a Hero Special Project Fund $800.00
Soo Theatre Project Operational Funds Historic Soo Theatre Endowment Fund $732.91
United Way Operational Funds Volunteer Center of the EUP Romney Endowment Fund $6,518.29
War Memorial Hospital Operational Funds War Memorial Hospital Endowment Fund $1,664.19
Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Development Authority Flowers for downtown Sault Ste. Marie Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $1,500.00
Chippewa County 4-H Program (PEP) 4-H Programs Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $600.00
Girls on the Run of Chippewa County Programming Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $500.00
Voyageur Island Trail Project Grant for the development of Voyageur Island Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $2,500.00
Chippewa County Family Project Construction of the Teen Foster Home Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $8,000.00
Bay Cliff Health Camp Chippewa County youth to attend Bay Cliff Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $1,500.00
Sault High Graduation Party Safe party for Sault High graduates Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $400.00
Challenge Day Bring Challenge Day to area students Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $10,125.00
Lake Superior State University Annual youth service training Youth Enrichment Endowment Fund $508.80
Cure Search Pediatric Cancer Research Zeke Dutcher Memorial Foundation Fund $200.00
St. Baldrick’s Foundation Pediatric Cancer Research Zeke Dutcher Memorial Foundation Fund $10,000.00
Total $107,164.43

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