Range is $500 to $5,000; grants will be awarded by Aug. 7

    The Crookston Area Community Fund once again 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 Crookston Area Community Fund will consider grant applications of $500 to $5,000, with a total amount available for the fourth round of grants of $5,000.   

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

    Recipients of the third round of grants were:  Villa St. Vincent for their blanket warmer cabinet; Crookston Aquatic Boosters for their triathlon timer;  Golden Link Senior Center for their refrigerator and freezer; and, Crookston Area Youth Soccer for nets for the playing fields.   

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

    Grant applications are due July 4.  Grants will be awarded by August 7.