The Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation facilities and promotes permanent endowments in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau counties. Steve Wade, the director of donor relations with the foundation says the Community Foundation enables people to make donations to the non-profit of their choice.
There are currently more than 300 funds that make grants each year to environmental, human service and arts agencies across the northern Michigan community. Each year the foundation awards millions of dollars as grants and scholarships.
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