Park Rapids Area Community Fund announces grant awards
The PRACF chose to support a safety camp, a mentor program, a public art installation, added storage at the food shelf and a downtown mural.
The Park Rapids Area Community Fund (PRACF) awarded grants totaling $12,000 on Dec. 14.
According to a news release from PRACF, 12 grant applications were submitted, requesting a total of almost $50,000 toward projects valued at $517,000.
Grants were awarded to the following organizations and projects:
Park Rapids Community Education for a safety camp.
BIO Girls, Inc. for a mentor program.
The Park Rapids Arts and Culture Advisory Commission to purchase the AntVenture sculpture.
The Hubbard County Food Shelf to expand storage space.
Heartland Arts for the Pioneer Park mural.
The PRACF is a component fund of the Northwest Minnesota Foundation, a public, charitable foundation promoting investment, collaboration and philanthropy across 12 counties. The PRACF’s mission is to support charitable, educational and public-purpose projects to enhance the quality of life in the Park Rapids area. For more information, visit www.nwmf.org.