They range from $500 to $5,000; deadline is Aug. 2.

    The Crookston Area Community Fund invites grant applications in support of charitable, educational and public purpose projects that will enhance or improve the quality of life for residents and/or visitors of the Crookston area.

    The CACF will consider grant applications of $500 to $5,000, with a total amount available for the third round of grants of $5,000. Grant applications are due Aug. 2 and grants will be awarded by Aug. 26.

    Grants will be considered from any nonprofit organization or public agency whose project addresses one of the following topics:  educations, economic development, healthcare, environment and recreation, cultural and community service.

    Recipients of the second round of grants were:  Washington Elementary School for their Crookston Early Childhood Summer Meeting tool kits; Crookston High School Band for their Music Library Shelves and recording units; Crookston Festival Committee for their Ox Cart Days marketing and activity expansion.

    Applications are available at Bremer Bank in Crookston, City Hall or you may call/email Angel Hoeffner at 281-4503 or for a copy to be emailed to you.  An electronic copy of the application can be downloaded from