Grants
GRANTS

Grant Bylaws

The Chisholm Community Foundation’s mission is to be a steward of funds for innovative and creative projects, which are responsive to community and economic development in the areas of social service, education, arts, and culture, conservation, and historic and environmental preservation.


The Foundation’s grant program will accept applications once a year.  All applicants must follow the bylaws listed below.  Application deadline is March 31 st of each year.  

Eligibility

  • Agencies applying for funds must serve residents of Chisholm and Balkan.
  • Grants are restricted to nonprofit organizations which have a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service and government agencies.

Foundation Focus Areas for Grant Making:

  • Arts/Culture
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Historic and Environmental Preservation

Priorities:

The Foundation considers the following priorities for use of dollars:

  • Projects that receive matching funds or challenge grants will have prime consideration
  • Projects that encourage more effective use of community resources
  • Projects that promote volunteer participation in community affairs
  • Projects that benefit children and the elderly
  • Projects that demonstrate new approaches and techniques in the solution of community problems
  • Projects developed in consultation with other agencies and promote coordination, cooperation, and eliminate duplication of services.

Discrimination:

The Foundation operates without discrimination as to race, age, religion, sex, or national origin in the consideration of grant requests and will award grants to agencies and organizations, which do not discriminate.

Restrictions:

  • Grants are not made to support operating expenses of well-established organizations or in response to fund drives for sustaining support.
  • Grants are not made to establish or to add to endowment funds.
  • Grants are not used for churches or sectarian religious purposes.
  • Grants cannot be made to individuals.

Criteria for Review of Requests:

Need (Community Need)

  • Does it already exist in the community?
  • How does it relate to the Foundation’s mission?

Feasibility/Impact:

  • Can the project be accomplished?
  • Will the effort result in the impact or solutions described?

Organization Capacity:

  • Is the project appropriate for the applicant?
  • Is there qualified staff to complete the project?
  • Are they committed to the project?

Resources:

  • Is the budget realistic?
  • Are other potential funding sources being approached, and are they obtainable?
  • If successful, can the project be self-supporting?


Important Requirements:

  • All organizations requesting grants will be interviewed by a representation of the Grants Committee. Site inspections may also be conducted.
  • The Foundation will provide the necessary funds at the completion of the project designated by the grant.
  • All paperwork must be completed before issuing funds. Copies of invoices for materials, labor and equipment should be included.
  • Projects should (if at all possible) be completed within six months of grant award.
  • Successful applicants must issue a press release describing the project and detailing what the monies will be used for. Another press release is also required upon completion of the project. Press releases should target news outlets in Chisholm and Hibbing.

CHISHOLM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Grants-to-Date


1998 – 2016

 

1998 – First Half

1.     Iron Range Landscaping (Dedicated Fund) $10,500.00

2.     Range Genealogical Society (Alien Registration Records)                3,870.00

3.     Indian Education (Chisholm Schools)             2,500.00

 

1998 – Second Half

4.     Band Instruments (Chisholm Schools)                                            11,000.00

5.     Skating Club (Lights for Skating Show)                     3,000.00

6.     Minnesota Museum of Mining (Upgrade for Exhibits)                         2,750.00

 

1998 – Grant Total         33,620.00

 

1999- First Half

7.     Caring for Community Kids Committee             1,800.00

8.     Iron Trail Public Access (Camera & Mixer)                                        1,900.00

9.     Range Center, Inc. (Puppet Project)                                                   350.00

10.   Balkan Recreation Complex Committee                                          12,500.00

11.   Chisholm-Hibbing Garden Club                                                            500.00

 

1999 – Second Half

12.   Range Center, Inc. (Equipment & Training to Implement Graphic)       7,050.00

13.   Chisholm Little League (New 6 Foot Fencing for Safety)                     3,000.00

14.   Girl Scouts (Team Outreach Volunteer Program in Chisholm Schools)   3,000.00

15.   City of Chisholm (Christmas Decorations)                                           1,500.00

 

                                                                               1999 – Grant Total                              31,600.00

 

2000 – First Half

16.   Chisholm Volunteer Fire Department (Improve Method of

Extinguishing Fires)                                                    250.00

17.   Chisholm Ambulance (Pagers)                           250.00

18.   Balkan First Responders (Pagers & Batteries)                                         250.00

19.   Chisholm-Hibbing Garden Club (Plant Annuals & Maintain Iron

        Man Memorial Landscaping)                                                                  250.00

20.   Chisholm Police Department (Two Defibrillators)                                 1,306.00

21.   American Legion-Press Lloyd Post 247 (Veterans’ Memorial)                 5,000.00

22.   Range Genealogical Society (Microfilm)                                               1,000.00

23.   Elder Services Network, Inc. (Provide Delivery Service to Shut-ins)       2,000.00

24.   Minnesota Museum of Mining (Production of Publicity Video)                   650.00

25.   City of Chisholm (Main Street Reconstruction)                                     6,000.00

26.   Chisholm Public Schools (Server for Web Page & E-mail)                      4,038.00

27.   Chisholm Public Schools (French Horn)                                                2,117.00

 

2000 – Second Half

28.   City of Chisholm (Long Year Lake Trail)                                                   947.00

29.   City of Chisholm (Main Street Reconstruction)                                    19,000.00

 

                                                                                 2000 – Grant Total                              43,058.00

 

2001 – First Half

30.   Chisholm-Hibbing Garden Club (Plant Annuals & Maintain Iron Man

        Memorial Landscaping)                                                                           250.00

31.   Iron Trail Public Access (Video Upgrade)                                               1,500.00

32.   Chisholm Recreation Department (Hockey Boards)                               10,000.00

33.   Minnesota Museum of Mining (Concrete Slab)                                        1,250.00

34.   Range Center, Inc. (Cindy Lift)                                                              1,700.00

35.   City of Chisholm (Main Street Reconstruction)                                       4,000.00

36.   Iron Man Memorial Landscaping                                                            6,000.00

 

 

 

2001 – Second Half

 

37.   City of Chisholm (Main Street Reconstruction)                                            21,000.00

38.   City of Chisholm (Decorate Main Street & Iron Man Statue 

Enhancement)                                                                                                    5,000.00

 

                                                                                 2001 – Grant Total                                 50,700.00

 

2002 – First Half

39.   City of Chisholm (Centennial/Reunion)                                                        15,000.00

40.   Chisholm Public Schools (Choir Room Clavinova)                                            1,850.00

41.   Iron Range Research Center (Purchase of Server for Data CDs)                        3,750.00

42.   Girl Scouts-Land of Lakes Council (Chisholm Girl Scout Day Camp)                  1,660.00

43.   Chisholm American Legion Drum & Bugle Corps (Uniforms & Bus

Insurance)                                                                                                       3,000.00

 

2002 – Second Half

44.   Chisholm-Hibbing Garden Club                                                                         250.00

45.   City of Chisholm (Christmas Decorations)                                                        2,200.00

46.   Independent School District #695 (Provide Updated Computers &

        Accessories for Yearbook)                                                                              3,494.00

 

                                                              2002 – Grant Total    31,204.00

 

2003 – First Half

47.   City of Chisholm (Chamber of Commerce)     10,000.00

48.   ISD #695 (Omni Deluxe Amplification System)                                                      761.00

49.   ISD #695 (Northwest Evaluation Association Testing System)                              6,075.00

50.   City of Chisholm (EDA Planning Charrette)                                                        2,500.00

51.   City of Chisholm (American Legion – F94C Site Transfer)                                    2,500.00

52.   City of Chisholm (Kiwanis-Blatnick Memorial/Lakewalk Upgrade)                       5,000.00

53.   Elder Services Network (Groceries-to-Go)                                                            500.00

54.   AEOA (55+ Speed into Action Senior Leadership Conference Follow-up)                 500.00

55.   City of Chisholm (Chisholm-Hibbing Garden Club)                                                 350.00

56.   City of Chisholm (Field House Improvements)                                                    6,500.00

 

2003 – Second Half

57.   City of Chisholm (Front-end loader)                                                                 10,000.00

58.   City of Chisholm (Upgrade Long Year Lake Trail)                                                 5,000.00

59.   City of Chisholm (Kiwanis/Chamber – City Beautification Project)                       3,500.00

60.   City of Chisholm (Little League-Field, Fencing & Concession Stand 

Improvements)                                                                                                         2,872.00

61.   City of Chisholm (Museum of Mining-Relocation of RR Car from Mintac)               1,500.00

62.   City of Chisholm (Support Our Schools-Radio Ads)                                                  400.00

63.   ISD #695 (New Fax Machine)                                                                                 964.00

64.   ISD #695 (Maintenance of “Field of Dreams” at Vaughan)                                       931.00

 

         2003 – Grant Total   $59,853.00

 

2004 – First Half

65.   City of Chisholm (Faulty Wiring at Library)                                                       $5,000.00

66.   City of Chisholm (Skating Club Backdrop)                                                              466.00

67.   City of Chisholm (Little League Uniforms)                                                           1,410.00

68.   Angling Horizons (Community Service Trailer)                                                      3,000.00

69.   ISD #695 (Band Uniform Maintenance)                                                                 1,756.00

70.   ISD #695 (Auditorium Lighting System)                                                               18,250.00

                                                                                        

2004 – Second Half

71.   Central Iron Range Initiative (Sewer project)                                                       2,500.00

72.   Iron Trail Public Access (Character Generator Upgrade)                                        2,000.00

73.   Salvation Army (X-mas Baskets)                                                                           1,500.00

74.   ISD #695 (Fitness Center Equipment Upgrade)                                                      5,397.00

75.   ISD #695 (Laptop Computer)                                                                                2,769.00

76.   ISD #695 (Ice Machine)                                                                                        1,475.00

 

            2004 - Grant Total    $45,523.00

                                                                                                                                                     

 

2005 – 1st Half

77.   City of Chisholm-Rec Dept. (Backstop & Fencing for

Multi-Purpose Sports Field)                                                                                 $30,000.00

78.   ISD #695 (New Playground at Elementary School)                                                 14,000.00

79.   Kids Plus (After-school Programs, etc.)                                                                  5,270.00

80.   Museum of Mining (Rock Collection & Equipment)                                                  1,000.00

81.   City of Chisholm (Portal for Website for Chamber, City & CCF)                                  500.00

82.   July 22, 2005 - $10,000 to CHS to start CPSF                                                        10,000.00

 

2005 – 2nd Half

83.   Iron Range Youth in Action (Youth Center)                                                           $10,000.00

84.   Chisholm Public Schools (Communications Equip. for Buses)                                    3,000.00

85.   Kids Plus (Field of Screams Equipment)                                                                   5,000.00                                                                    

                                                                                                 2005 - Grant Total   $78,770.00

 

2006 – 1st Half

86.   Chisholm Beautification Association (City-Wide/City-Pride, Curling Club,

         Iron Man Memorial)                                                                                             $15,000.00

87.   Chisholm Public Schools (Bus Monitoring System, Computerized Food Service)          10,000.00

88.   Chisholm/Balkan Little League (Safety Plan & Equipment)                                         5,000.00

89.   Fairview Regional Health Center (Update & Expansion of Aerobic Equipment)             4,000.00

 

2006 – 2nd Half

90.   Chisholm Police & Rec Depts. (Security Surveillance System)                                     $5,500.00

91.   Museum of Mining (Castle Renovation & Outdoor Exhibit Roof Stabilization)                 5,000.00

92.   ISD #695 (Band Rehearsal Room Chairs)                                                                      2,750.00

93.   City of Chisholm-Field of Screams (Pole Building on Museum Grounds)                     (20,000.00)

        RETURNED IN 2007                                                                         

94.   Chisholm Public School Foundation (General Support)                                                 6,180.00

 

                                                                                                       2006 Grant Total   $53,430.00

2007 – 1st Half

95.   Chisholm Beautification Association (Signage – Promoting Chisholm)                        $20,000.00

96.   Chisholm Parks & Rec. Dept. (Irrigation System for Doc Graham Field)                       10,000.00

97.   Chisholm Public Schools (Smart Boards)                                                                      9,600.00

98.   Chisholm Public Schools (Graphic Arts Dept. Equipment)                                             7,743.00

99.   Chisholm All Class Reunion                                                                                         3,000.00

 

2007 – 2nd Half

100. Chisholm Public School Foundation (General Support)                                              $20,000.00

101. City of Chisholm (X-mas Lighting at O’Neil Park)                                                         5,000.00

102. AEOA w/Kiwanis (Carbon Monoxide Detectors for low-income Families)                       1,000.00

 

                                                                                                      2007 Grant Total   $76,343.00

 

2008 – First Half

103. Chisholm Parks & Rec. Dept. (New Playground Equipment for

        Long Year Lake Park                                                                                                 $20,000.00

104. Chisholm Beautification Association (Lake Street Beautification &

        Lake Walk Enhancement)                                                                                           10,000.00

105. United Way (Imagination Library)                                                                                 5,000.00

106. Chisholm Beautification Association (Restore Our Wall)                                              $11,236.00

107. Chisholm Parks & Rec. Dept. (Field of Dreams Bleacher Project)                                    6,000.00

108. Ironworld (PASSport to Education)                                                                       Up to 4,207.00

109. Chisholm Ministerial Association                                                                                   1,500.00

110. Hibbing/Chisholm Soccer Club (Apparel & Equipment Bags for Girls Soccer)                                                                                                                                                                                              3,600.00

111. Generation W (Computer Equipment & Software for CHS Students)                                2,500.00

112. Chisholm Blue Line Club (Scoreboard for Hockey Arena)                                                 6,000.00

 

                                                                                                                                                     

NOTE:  Chisholm Ministerial Grant was denied (not a 501c3)                                           (1,500.00)

                                                                                                                                                     

 

                                                                                                         2008 Grant Total   $68,543.00

 

2009 – First Half

113. City of Chisholm (Bridge of Peace Flags)                                                                     $2,850.00

114. Chisholm/Balkan Little League ( Concession Stand Repair)                                            2,880.00

115. Chisholm Public Schools (Portable Sound System at Vaughan)                                        2,500.00

116. Chisholm Public Schools (Fitness Center Equipment Replacement)                               10,000.00

117. Chisholm Public Schools (Playground Replacement at Vaughan)                                    15,000.00

118. Summer Work Outreach Project (General Funding)                                                       1,500.00

                                                                                                                                                     

Other – Donor Advised

119. Ron & Carole Gornick Family Fund                                                                               2,000.00

120. Robert Jon Corradi Memorial Scholarship Fund (Taylor Skoglund)                                      500.00

                                                                                                                                                     

2009 - Second Half

121. Chisholm Beautification Association (Phase 2 – Wall Project)                                        $6,000.00

122. Museum of Mining (Historic preservation – NE MN mining & artifacts)                             6,000.00

123. Chisholm Blue Line Club (Falcone Fund – new lobby flooring)                                         3,168.00

124. Chisholm Public Schools (Phase 2 Vaughan Playground, elementary music                                                          Program, band equipment)                                                                                          11,250.00

125. Arrowhead Head Start (Activities programs)                                                                  1,100.00

 

                                                                                                        2009 Grant Total    $64,748.00

2010 – 1st Half

126. City of Chisholm-Parks & Rec (Football Field Fencing)                                               $13,000.00

127. City of Chisholm-Parks & Rec (Summer Rec Program)                                                    1,000.00

128. City of Chisholm (Holiday Lighting)                                                                              2,000.00

129. Summer Work Outreach Project (General Program Funding)                                          1,500.00

130. KIDS PLUS (Long Year Lake Fountain Restoration)                                                        15,000.00

131. Chisholm Beautification Association (Restore Our Wall-Phase 2)(Gazvoda)                                                     2,916.00

132. Chisholm Public Schools-Vaughan Steffensrud (Laptop Computers-Cox Fund)                  3,188.00

133. City of Chisholm (Flowers Baskets) (Initiatives Fund)                                                     3,500.00

 

Other-Donor Advised

134. Robert Jon Corradi Memorial Scholarship Fund (Erik Paine)                                              500.00

 

2010 – 2nd Half

135. Arrowhead Head Start (Activities for low income children & families-Falcone Fund)         750.00

136. Chisholm Beautification Association (Restore Our Wall – Phase 2)                                  5,075.00

137. Chisholm Public Schools (Vaughan Steffensrud Playground-Phase 2-)                             8,100.00

138. City of Chisholm (Flower Baskets)                                                                                4,500.00

139. Museum of Mining (Castle Preservation)                                                                        7,500.00

                                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                        2010 Grant Total   $68,529.00

 

2011 – 1st Half

140. Chisholm Beautification Association (Restore Our Wall – Phase 3)                                 $9093.00

141. Chisholm Beautification                                                                                                  405.00

142. Chisholm Public Schools (Elementary School Gym Scoreboard)                                       4,295.00

143. Chisholm Public Schools (Bluestreak Pride Program – Cox Fund)                                      2,100.00

144. City of Chisholm (Ambulance Pagers)                                                                            3,000.00

145. City of Chisholm (Senior Citizens Center Improvements)                                                5,000.00

146. City of Chisholm (EDA-Comm. Planning Document/Strategic Plan-Initiatives Fund)         6,000.00

147. City of Chisholm-Parks & Rec. (Football Stadium Improvements)                                    5,000.00

148. Ironworld Development Corporation (6th Grade Field Trip)                                             1,085.00

149. Kids Plus (Doc Graham Days)                                                                                         1,000.00

150. S.W.O.P. (General Funding)                                                                                           1,500.00

151. Township of Balkan (Tables & Carts for New Community Center)                                     5,500.00

                                                                                                                                                     

Other Donor Advised

152. Robert Jon Corradi Memorial Scholarship Fund (Tyler Simonson)                                       500.00

 

 2011 – 2nd Half

153. Hibbing Chisholm Youth Hockey (Sports Arena Capital Improvement)                          $25,417.00

        (Gen’l, Falcone, Gazvoda Funds)

154. City of Chisholm (ASV, Mower Trailer)                                                                           4,000.00

155. City of Chisholm (Main Street Flowers-Initiatives Fund)                                                 4,500.00

156. Kids Plus (All Class Reunion-postage & postcards)                                                          4,000.00

157. United Way (Buddy Backpack Program-Gen’l, Cox Funds)                                               4,000.00

 

                                                                                                                                                          

2012 – 1st Half

158. Chisholm KIDS Plus (All Class Reunion Marketing Materials)                                             $7,000.00

159. City of Chisholm (Lake Vegetation Management of Narrow Leaf Cattails)                          4,000.00

160. Chisholm Public Schools (Auditorium Back Stage Rigging Upgrade)                                  15,000.00

161. Chisholm Veterans Memorial Association (Defibrillator at Sr. Center)                                2,000.00

162. Minnesota Discovery Center (Discover Chisholm program for Kindergartners)           Up to 1,570.00

163. Museum of Mining (Grounds Repair after Ore Train Track Rehabilitation)                           2,000.00

164. S.W.O.P. (General Funding)                                                                                

171. Chisholm Youth Center (Volunteer Incentive Program)                                                        $250.00

172. City of Chisholm Parks & Rec. (Playground Equipment Improvement Plan)                         1,500.00

 

Other Donor Advised

165. Robert Jon Corradi Memorial Scholarship Fund (Tommy Newbauer)                                      560.00

 

2012 – 2nd Half

166. Boy Scouts of America (Establish Chisholm Boy Scout Troop)                                                600.00

167. Chisholm KIDS Plus (Students Against Destructive Decisions)                                              3,500.00

168. Chisholm Public Schools (Close Up – equipment for fundraising for Wash. Trip)                      979.00

169. City of Chisholm (Cloud sign & message center)                                                                7,000.00

170. Range Respite (Training & education for family caregivers)                                                  500.00

                                                                                                            2012 Grant Total   $46,209.00

 

2013 Grants3,000.00

173. City of Chisholm Police Dept. (Compact & Body Video Cameras for Officers)                      1,498.00

174. Hibbing Kinship Mentoring Program (Kids Get Creative)                                                        500.00

175. S.W.O.P. (General Funding)                                                                                              1,500.00

176. Chisholm Development Association (Economic Development)                                             2,500.00

 

Other Donor Advised

177. Robert Jon Corradi Memorial Scholarship Fund (Luke & Anthony Marturano)                       767.00

178. CCF Scholarship Fund (Alexandra Crum)                                                                         1,000.00

179. Catherine Cox Family Fund (Byron Klimek)                                                                      1,000.00

180. Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund (Luke Marturano & Nick Ferrell)                                800.00

 

                                                                                                           2013 Grant Total   $12,815.00

2014 Grants

181. Chisholm Beautification Association (Bruce Headframe Historic Preservation)                   ($5,000.00) – Returned-2/3/16

182. Chisholm KIDS Plus (Bluestreak Disc Golf Course)                                                               6,000.00

183. Chisholm Public Schools (CHS Ranger Yearbook Upgrade)                                                   7,456.20

184. Chisholm Public Schools (CHS Band – New Percussion Equipment)                                       5,800.00

185. City of Chisholm (Public Library Centennial Celebration)                                                   1,800.00

186. City of Chisholm (Security Cameras at Curling Club)                                                          2,000.00

187. City of Chisholm (Kiwanis-Bench Replacement at O’Neil/Kiwanis Park)                               4,967.36

188. Hibbing Kinship Mentoring Program (Healthy Activities for at risk Youth)                               500.00

189. Chisholm Development Association (Economic Development)                                             2,500.00

190. Chisholm Development Association (Economic Development)                                             2,500.00

191. Fairview Range (Health Expo – Initiatives Fund)                                                                 2,000.00

 

Other Donor Advised

192. Robert Jon Corradi Memorial Scholarship Fund (Tori Anderson)                                             540.00

193. CCF Scholarship Fund & Catherine Cox Fund (Five $1,500 scholarships)                              7,500.00

        Recipients:  Tori Anderson, Cheyenne Dormanen, Molly Enich,

        Toria Marturano, & Mitch Rusten

194. Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund (Two $412 scholarships)                                             824.00

        Recipients: Kylee Birdsall & Toria Marturano                                                                  

 

                                                                                                            2014 Grant Total    $44,387.56

 

2015 Grants

195. Chisholm Public Schools (PC Lab-desktop computer components, rebuild &                      $2,000.00

        operating system installation)

196. Chisholm Public Schools (American Indian resource improvement campaign)          jun       1,500.00

197. City of Chisholm-Parks & Rec (Long Year Lakewalk Enhancement Program)                        20,000.00

198. City of Chisholm-Fire Dept (Fitness equipment)                                                                 2,600.00

199. Ironworld Development Corp (Iron Range Veterans History)                                                5,000.00

200. KIDS Plus-Kiwanis (Holiday lighting for O’Neil Park)                                                            3,100.00

201. Miracle League of the Iron Range (Baseball Equipment & Uniforms)                                    2,400.00

202. Museum of Mining (Club Cadet Riding Mower)                                                                     1,350.00

203. Museum of Mining (Castle Furnace Replacement)                                                               1,165.00

204. Precious Paws Humane Society (Low cost microchip program)                                            1,550.00

205. Range Engineering Council (Opportunities for students in the Science, Technology,             5,000.00

        Engineering & Math Fields – STEM)

206. S.W.O.P. (Build a website)                                                                                                1,500.00

207. Township of Balkan (Cardiac Emergency Project – defibrillators)                                        1,421.88

208. Chisholm Development Association – Housing Incentive                                                      2,500.00

209. Chisholm Development Association – Housing Incentive                                                      2,500.00

210. Chisholm Public Schools (Community Ed Theater Production-All is Calm)                                                           1,000.00

 

Other Donor Advised

211. CCF Scholarship Fund, Catherine Cox Fund & Philip Falcone Fund                                                            7,500.00

        Recipients (each received $1,500): Hannah Aldrich, Brenna Cherro, Patrick Hake,

        Anastasia Masieniec, Tahnee Trenberth

212. Robert Jon Corradi Memorial Scholarship Fund (Holly Starkovich)                                      550.00

213. Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund (Two $414 scholarships)                                          828.00

        Recipients:  Anastasia Masieniec & Holly Starkovich

 

                                                                                                      2015 Grant Total      $63,464.88

 

2016 Grants

214. Chisholm Public Schools – Forensic Science Class & Kits                                              $1,918.00

215. Chisholm Public Schools – 3D Printer for Art, Science & Math Classes                            3,499.00

216. City of Chisholm – EMS Equipment Upgrade – Splints & Suction                                     3,781.40

217. City of Chisholm – Parks & Rec – Bocce Ball Court Reconstruction                                 8,000.00

218. Chisholm Boys Hoops Club, Inc. – New Basketballs & Portable Ball Locker                        715.89

219. Museum of Mining – Commemoration Event for 1916 White Bus                                    1,450.00

220. Chisholm KIDS Plus – All Class Reunion Marketing                                                         5,000.00

221. Minnesota Discovery Center – Roots Music Event                                                          2,200.00

222. Mesabi Family YMCA – Chisholm Out-of-School Time Program                                       2,500.00

223. Iron Range Off-road Cyclists – Redhead Regional Mountain Bike Park Development        5,000.00

224. Chisholm Beautification Association – Bruce Headframe Project                                   5,000.00

 

Other Donor Advised

225. CCF Scholarship Fund, Catherine Cox & Initiatives Fund                                               7,500.00

        Recipients ($1,500 each):  Jade Birdsall, Rainie Dormanen, Ashley Emery,

        Dairion Hartshorn, Ariel Ruper

226. Robet Jon Corradi Memorial Scholarship Fund – Zach Corradi                                          600.00

227. Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund – Jenna Marie Hager & AJ Jugovich                       860.00

        ($430.00 each)

 

                                                                                                   2016 Grant Total      $48,024.29

 

TOTAL GRANTS AWARDED TO DATE   $1,007,216.73

Rick Aldrich, CCF Board Member (center), presents grant awards to Rachel Maki, CHS Science Teacher (left) and Heather Tomczak, CHS Art Teacher (right).  $1,918 was awarded to establish a Forensic Science Class at Chisholm High and $3,499 was awarded for a 3D Printer for Art, Science & Math Classes.
Mark Wangensteen, CCF Board Member, (center) presents grant awards to Peter Kero, Iron Range Off-Road Cyclists (left) and Karen Butkovich, Chisholm Boys Hoops Club (right).  $5,000 was awarded to the Iron Range Off-Road Cyclists to help develop the Redhead Regional Mountain Bike Park.  $715.40 was granted to the Boys Hoops Club for new basketballs and a portable ball locker.