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Youth groups receive grants

FAIRMONT — Martin County Youth Foundation held its Spring 2017 Grant Awards Presentation on Monday at the Martin County Historical Society Parsonage.

Grants totaling $18,200 were awarded to 14 organizations or projects.

Grants were given to the following organizations and projects:

o Martin County Library

Project: Family Adventure Backpacks, $500

Project: Toddler Tinker Lab, $500

o Fairmont CER-ISD 2752

Project: Youth Activity Scholarships, $2,500

Project: Summer Nature Discovery Camps , $1,750

o Fairmont Area Kinship

Project: Adopt-a-Match Program, $3,000

o Martin County West Community Ed

Project: Recreation Scholarships, $1,500

Project: Welcome Baby Baskets Home Visiting Program, $1,100

o Martin County Preservation Association

Project: Community Mural Project for Youth, $450

Project: Art Classes for Youth, $600

o Truman Public Preschool and ECFE

Project: Field trips, $1,500

o Education Minnesota- Fairmont

Project: Parade book disbursement, $400

o Girl Scouts of MN & WI River Valleys

Project: STEM Robotics Day Camp for girls, $2,000

o Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce

Project: Junior Achievement, $2,000

o Youth First-Fairmont Early Childhood Initiative

Project: Reading is doctor recommended/teacher prescribed, $400

Martin County Youth Foundation was founded in 2000. It acquires, manages and distributes funds to enhance the lives of youth in Martin County. Since its inception in 2000, more than $404,300 has been granted to support youth related programs and activities in Martin County.

For more information, visit www.martincountyyouthfoundation.org

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