Amazing X Grant Applications Due July 15
The application for grants from the Amazing X Charitable Trust is now open. Completed applications are due July 15.
The Amazing X Charitable Trust is a supporting organization of Fremont Area Community Foundation. It was established in 1978 by members of the Gerber family to support community members of varying abilities and to address general charitable needs.
Past grants have supported accessibility projects, rehabilitation services, adult day programs, and more. A 2020 grant to Family Health Care supported the organization’s in-home respite care program, while another recent grant supported sensory equipment for Fremont High School students.
For more information or to begin an online grant application, visit facommunityfoundation.org/grants.
Ice Mountain Grant Applications Due July 15
The application for grants from the Ice Mountain Environmental Stewardship Fund is now open. Completed applications are due July 15.
The Ice Mountain Environmental Stewardship Fund was established at Fremont Area Community Foundation in 2002 by what is now BlueTriton Brands. Grants are made from the fund to sustain the waters and water-dependent natural resources of the Muskegon River Watershed by supporting conservation, enhancement, and restoration projects. The fund provides up to $50,000 annually and typical grants are from $5,000 to $20,000.
Grant requests are accepted for projects or programs that conserve, enhance, or restore the watershed and demonstrate collaboration among organizations. Past grants have supported erosion control projects, restoration of habitats and natural areas, cleanups, river bank stabilization, research, and more. Grants awarded in 2020 supported hazardous waste collection, a buffer zone project at Sandy Beach, and scanning to preserve septic and well permits.
For more information or to begin an online grant application, visit facommunityfoundation.org/icemountain.