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Be Counted UP Grant Application Available

Be Counted UP Grant Application Available

Community Foundation of Marquette County, Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula and Grow & Lead are now accepting grant applications for the Be Counted UP Census 2020 Campaign.

With support from Michigan Nonprofit Association’s Be Counted MI 2020, funding is available for projects that:

  • Engage and educate undercounted communities about theimportance of the 2020 Census
  • Familiarize communities with the Census process and changesto the 2020 Census
  • Develop and implement effective strategies to boost Censusparticipation and support communities beyond the life of the project

This work is very important to the Upper Peninsula,” said Gail Anthony, Community Foundation of Marquette County CEO. “With the aging population and lack of internet access in rural areas, there may be new challenges that haven’t been seen in previous years. Although we have a small population, we want to ensure they are all counted so our communities can best be represented at local, state and national levels.”

Funding applications will be accepted Monday, April 29, 2019 through Monday, July 15, 2019.

There will be information sessions provided via webinar at 10 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019.

A Look at Mental Health – Part 2

Earlier this year, the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula received a grant from the Michigan Health Fund Foundation to address the mental health needs of children and adolescents. CFUP will fund multiple projects for nonprofit organizations and schools to increase access to mental health services, connect schools and communities in expanding these services and… Continue Reading

Determine Who

Determine Who

There’s an old saying “If you’re talking to everyone, you’re talking to no one.” It’s common to see nonprofits take the approach of trying to reach everyone. Although it is many of our visions to impact all people, choosing a communication strategy can’t be all encompassing. In last weeks GLCYD Member – Get Your Questions… Continue Reading